Amnesty International is appealing for the help of Resurgence & Ecologist readers for Khadija Ismayilova, the award-winning Azerbaijani investigative journalist who was jailed for seven and a half years in 2015 on what it says were trumped-up charges.

Just before this issue went to press, Azerbaijan’s Supreme Court announced that Ismayilova would be released from prison, reversing two of the initial charges that had been laid against her, and reducing her sentence to a suspended term of three and a half years. Amnesty International has welcomed the court’s decision but is continuing its ...


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