[:en]The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) released a report on the situation of journalists in the world on December 11.
The part of the document concerning Azerbaijan said that there are still 6 journalists in prison: Afghan Mukhtarli, who collaborated with Meydan TV; editor of the site “Xəbər 44” Araz Guliyev; founder of the site “Kend.info” “Elchin Ismayilli; the head of the website “Reallıq.info” Ikram Ragimov; Polad Aslanov, head of the Xeberman website, and Zia Asadli, regional correspondent for the Azadlig newspaper.
China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt rank first in the list of countries with the most arrested journalists . In Iran, during the recent protests, 11 journalists were arrested. Seven journalists are in prison in Russia, including four arrested in annexed Crimea