United States-Funded Radio Liberty in Azerbaijan Raided

December 26, 2014 9:32 PM

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United States-Funded Radio Liberty in Azerbaijan Raided

Baku: Prosecutors in Azerbaijan today raided the offices of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's local service, according to its Director who condemned the move as a crackdown on free media in the tightly-controlled Caucasus nation.

Prosecutors searched the offices of US-funded RFE/RL's local service, Radio Azadliq, "accompanied by armed police, saying they have a court order to shut down the office," its director Kenan Aliyev told AFP.

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