Azerbaijan shuts Radio Free Europe offices

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – According to reports, the headquarters of the US-funded Radio Free Europe or Radio Liberty in Baku has been shut down on the order of Azerbaijani authorities. Radio Liberty station called the Azerbaijani action an attempt to silence one of the last remaining independent media in the country. US officials have expressed their concerns by saying that they are “deeply disturbed” by the handling of staff during the closure.

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