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Activists Turned Away From Visiting Jailed Azerbaijani Journalist

Activists and journalists were turned away by Azerbaijani authorities Monday as they attempted to visit imprisoned Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova on the eve of International Women’s Day.    Ismayilova, an award–winning investigative reporter who published findings on the vast assets belonging to the family of President Ilham Aliyev, is serving a 7-plus years prison term on charges of tax evasion and abuse of power.  Ismayilova worked for two years as the Baku...

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