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Azerbaijan Released Wrongly Jailed Journalist

Expand Jailed journalist Aziz Orujov released from prison, Baku, Azerbaijan, April 5, 2018. © 2018 RFE/RL Azeri Service There was rare good news from Baku today – Azerbaijan’s supreme court partially reversed the conviction of a journalist, Aziz Orujov, and released him on a suspended three-year sentence. Granted, he should have never been arrested or prosecuted in the first place. But unlike at least ten other journalists who languish in Azerbaijani jails, he is free and reunited with his family. Orujov is director of Kanal 13, an online station that produces programs on social and economic…

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