Published: 1 Dec 2010 | By Leyla Madatli

Freedom of expression in Azerbaijan under test: challenges and prospects


The case of Fatullayev v Azerbaijan highlights a number of issues relating to freedom of expression in the country, including the use of charges of criminal defamation against journalists. Although the ECtHR ordered Fatullayev’s immediate release, at the time of writing the Azerbaijani government has yet to execute the judgement.  

In this article, Leyla Madatli discusses the details of the case and what it means for freedom of speech in Azerbaijan. To read the full article, please click on the link below.