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Journalist Jailed in Azerbaijan for Alleged Extortion 19 Sep 2017

Journalist Jailed in Azerbaijan for Alleged Extortion

TEHRAN – A court in the Azerbaijan Republic sentenced Elchin Ismayilli, a prominent opposition journalist, to nine years in prison for extortion, in a case that his supporters say is totally fabricated. The court on Monday found Ismayilli guilty of trying to coerce money from a top Culture Ministry official. Ismayilli’s lawyer, Elchin Sadygov, dismissed […]