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Letter from Azerbaijani Jail: Khadija Ismayilova Speaks Out

Posted June 12th, 2015 at 9:21 am (UTC-4)
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The eyes of the world are on my country, my beloved Azerbaijan, as it hosts the inaugural European Games, beginning on Friday … But I will not see the games … I am sitting in my cell in the Kurdakhani prison — my home for the past six months.

China Exports Repression Beyond Its Borders

Posted June 10th, 2015 at 11:00 am (UTC-4)
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Now we are concerned about how China is attempting to punish the ethnic Uyghur journalist Shohret Hoshur of Radio Free Asia by imprisoning his three brothers in China.