Monthly Archives: March 2018

Invitation to our Press Briefing Ahead of Snap Elections, Azerbaijan's Media Stifled by a Climate of Fear on Friday, March 9th from 11:30 - 12:30 at the Pressclub Concordia, Bankgasse 8, 1010 Vienna, Austria This press conference will discuss the situation with press freedom ahead of the snap presidential election in Azerbaijan, and developments with the Council of Europe, the EU, and the OSCE/ ODIHR. The event is hosted by the Institute for Reporters'
On the 13th anniversary of journalist Elmar Huseynov’s murder, IRFS urges Azerbaijan’s authorities to stop stalling and relaunch the investigation into his death. On 2 March 2005, after receiving a number of death threats, Monitor magazine editor-in-chief Elmar Huseynov was gunned down in the stairwell of his apartment building in Baku, where he died on the scene. (more…)