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News CPJ Joins Call for Georgia to Investigate Case of Exiled Journalist Forcibly Returned to Azerbaijan

23:45 | June 7, 2017
The Committee to Protect Journalists joined 22 international rights organizations in calling on Georgia's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili to ensure that the case of Afgan Mukhtarli, an Azerbaijani journalist living in exile in Tbilisi who is now in custody in the country's capital, Baku, is fully investigated. CPJ documented last month how Mukhtarli was abducted by unidentified assailants on May 29 and taken across the border to his home country of Azerbaijan.

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