The Zadarbi Award was given by the Independent Azerbaijani Union of Journalists to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)’s Azerbaijani Service.
Award: Zardabi Award
Given by: Independent Azerbaijani Union of Journalists
Network: RFE/RL, Azerbaijani Service
Individuals: Arifa Kazimova
Description: Arifa Kazimova, Baku bureau news editor for RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani Service, has won the country’s top journalism prize. TheZardabi Award, which is presented by the independent Azerbaijani Union of Journalists, recognizes outstanding journalistic work from independent media outlets, as well as pro-government and opposition media.