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Media restrictions in Azerbaijan criticised


The European Parliament and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe have strongly condemned Azerbaijan for tightening restrictions on the media.

The high profile criticism comes after two activists and bloggers were jailed for at least two years each in November. The government says the pair were not arrested for their opinions. Tom Esselmont reports.


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