Azerbaijan: Wrongfully Imprisoned Journalist Freed

(Tbilisi) – Authorities in Azerbaijan on May 26, 2011, released Eynulla Fatullayev, a prominent journalist and outspoken government critic who had been in prison since 2007 on politically motivated charges, Human Rights Watch said today. Fatullayev was freed pursuant to a presidential pardon, but his conviction was not overturned or vacated.

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