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RFE/RL Journalist Khadija Ismayilova Freed

Azerbaijan’s Supreme Court has ordered that RFE/RL journalist Khadija Ismayilova be released from custody after reducing her prison term from 7 1/2 years in custody to a suspended term of 3 1/2 years. The court made the decision on May 25 after hearing an appeal by the journalist. WATCH: Live From Outside Supreme Court Ismayilova was detained in December 2014 and sentenced in September 2015 on tax-evasion and embezzlement charges. Western governments and international press-freedom...

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