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Azerbaijan: Further information: Supreme Court orders journalist's release: Aziz Orujov

, Index number: EUR 55/8323/2018

On 5 April, Azerbaijan’s Supreme Court ordered the release of Aziz Orujov, an independent journalist and CEO of the internet TV channel Canal 13, on a suspended three-year sentence. The prisoner of conscience had been detained since 2 May 2017 on fabricated charges and in inhumane conditions.

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