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UA in Focus - December 2007: Freedom of expression under attack in Azerbaijan

, Index number: ACT 60/024/2007

Amnesty International is campaigning for justice for three Azerbaijani journalists: Elmar Hüseynov, who was shot and killed by unidentified attackers outside his apartment building in the capital, Baku, in March 2005; his former colleague, Eynulla Fətullayev, who was beaten, harassed, and who is currently in prison on charges which are apparently politically motivated; and Sakit Zahidov, who was imprisoned after an unfair trial.

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