We issued the following statement today after the Azerbaijani independent agency Turan reported on the testimony of two inmates who allegedly saw imprisoned editor Eynulla Fatullayev take drugs. Fatullayev was charged with drug usage shortly before the European Court of Human Rights acquitted him of all earlier trumped-up charges and ordered his immediate release.
In response to news reports today that
We issued the
following statement after learning that Belarusian authorities have stripped
Pavel Sheremet, a prominent journalist living in Russia, of his
Belarusian citizenship. In an interview today for the independent news Web site
Belarussky Partizan, Sheremet
said he received a notice about this from the Belarusian embassy in