Arzu Geybulla

Columnist, Writer


Arzu Geybulla is an Azerbaijani columnist and writer with special focus in digital authoritarianism and its implications on human rights and press freedom in Azerbaijan. Ms. Geybulla is also a Member of the Forum 2000 Foundation Program Council. In the past, she has written for Al Jazeera, Eurasianet, Foreign Policy Democracy Lab, CODA, and Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. She is a regular contributor at Open Democracy, IWPR, and Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso. She is the recipient of several fellowships and was featured on BBC 100 Women Changemakers in 2014. Currently, she is based in Istanbul where she continues her journalism work and working on her book about the story of Azerbaijani political dissidents.