PEN Appeal: Sakit Zakhidov and Ali Hasanov

April 22, 2009 President Ilham Aliyev The President Palace 19 Istiqlaliyyat Street Baku, AZ1066 Republic of Azerbaijan Fax: + 994 12 492 0625 Lt.-Gen. Ramil Usubov Minister of Internal Affairs Ministry of… More

Journalists Released from Prison

International PEN welcomes the release of journalists Sakit Zakhidov and Ali Hasanov, who were both granted amnesty. PEN remains alarmed by the multiple attacks on freedom of expression in… More

Poet Assaulted in Prison

International PEN is seriously concerned for the well-being of dissident poet Sakit Mirza Zakhidov following reports that he was taken out of a prison medical center prematurely and was… More