Symbolic Criticism

The EU parliament recently criticized Azerbaijan’s lack of a free press.

“The widespread practice of harassment, prosecution, and conviction of opposition journalists [in Azerbaijan] is alarming,” Tunne Kelam, an Estonian MEP, told the session. “We call on Azerbaijani authorities to release the journalists in jail without further delay. This concerns also two young bloggers.”

Here’s the link from Radio Free Liberty.

Of course, the two young bloggers reference are Adnan and Emin.

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