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Azerbaijan - RSF appalled by six-year jail term for Rauf Mirkadyrov

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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the “disgraceful” sentence of six years in prison that a Baku court passed on independent journalist Rauf Mirkadyrov on 28 December. “As we have said time and again, the authorities brought these absurd spying charges against Rauf Mirkadyrov solely in order to silence this well-known journalist,” said Johann Bihr, the head of RSF's Eastern Europe and Central Asia desk. “This disgraceful sentence concludes the latest of the frequent farcical tries to (...)

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