Internet Censored In Azerbaijan

INTERNET CENSORED IN AZERBAIJAN

AZG Armenian Daily
23/05/2007

On May 20, "Trend" agency informed that the employees of the Azeri
Emergency Ministry closed the offices of "Gyundelik Adrbejan" and
"Realni Adrbejan" opposition newspapers. Recently, the situation with
the Azeri printed press aroused many concerns, but this didn’t stop
the violations against the printed press journalists in particular.

Though, the violations against the journalists aren’t carried out in
the sphere of the printed press only.

In the course of "The Global Internet Filtering Conference 2007"
conference in London, Azerbaijan was included in the list of the
countries that carries out periodical censorship in the Internet
even. It’s worth mentioning that recently, Azerbaijan was characterized
as one of the most dangerous countries among the CIS member states
for the journalists.

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