Despite upcoming European Games, press freedom worsening in Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. Reuters

In this week's International Media, RFI takes a look at press freedom in Azerbaijan, which is, according to a list from the Committee to Protect Journalists published this week, the sixth most censored place in the world. Its capital, Baku, will host the first-ever European Games in June. With the Games fast approaching, rights group are becoming more virulent when it comes to denouncing the lack of press freedom in the country.