Last week the two Azerbaijan bloggers we blogged about, were convicted for hooliganism. Despite international pressure they were sentenced to an outrageous two and two and a half years in jail. (Go here for an excellent link list with various reactions and here if you want to take action.)
The verdict fits the impression that the Azerbaijan regime [...]
Two days ago Emin Milli turned thirty. He celebrated this in his prison cell, where he and his friend Adnan have been enjoying forced state hospitality ever since they were attacked by two muscle men (who were quickly released from custody).
Gibburt reported about this case last month.
The birthday of Emin Milli has not passed unnoticed: [...]
In June this year Adnan Hajizada, a video blogger from Azerbaijan, placed a video on YouTube. Dressed up as “Esel Heinz”, a German immigrant donkey, he explained the gathered press why he was so happy to migrate to Azerbaijan.
The mildly satirical movie was a reaction to a story in Azerbaijani media that the government payed [...]