Press Freedom in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan has risen in Reporters Without Borders' 2021 Press Freedom Index. But rising from 168th to 167th is not a serious success for the country. In reality, Azerbaijan's press freedom is going backwards.
Harassment of journalists, imprisonment, and lack of accreditation are just a few of the obstacles independent media in Azerbaijan face. In Reporters Without Borders' 2010 report, the country was listed at 152.
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