Author Archive of Irfs

ИСБР: Азербайджан объявил внеочередные выборы Президента на фоне тотального подавления прав человека

Институт Свободы и Безопасности Репортеров (ИСБР) осуждает внезапное и необоснованное решение президента Азербайджана Ильхама Алиева о назначении внеочередных президентских выборов на 11 апреля 2018 года, и считает не возможным проведение в данные

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The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) Statement Azerbaijan Calls Snap Presidential Election Amid Relentless Crackdown

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) strongly condemns the call by Azerbaijan's President Aliyev for an early presidential election for 11 April 2018. Serious electoral flaws and ongoing human rights abuses by the Azerbaijani government undermine any meaningful prospect of free and fair elections, the organisation said. (more…)

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ИСБР : ВЛАСТИ АЗЕРБАЙДЖАНА ДОЛЖНЫ ПРЕКРАТИТЬ КИБЕР ДИВЕРСИИ ПРОТИВ НЕЗАВИСИМЫХ СМИ

Институт Свободы Безопасности Репортеров (ИСБР) осуждает власти Азербайджана за организацию серии кибератак на аканты независимых СМИ и лидеров оппозиции в социальной сети facebook и призывает положить конец системному усилению цензуры в интернете

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IRFS: Azerbaijani Authorities Must Stop Cyber Sabotage against Independent Media

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) condemns the authorities of Azerbaijan for organizing a series of cyber attacks directed at the Facebook accounts of independent media outlets and opposition leaders, and calls for an end to the systemic intensification of online censorship that has targeted the public pages of leading independent online media outlets and opposition leaders over the past month. (more…)

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Election of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights / Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’ and Dunja Mijatović Respond to the EaP CSF Questions on the Human Rights Commissioner’s Post

CURRICULUM VITAE – Mr Pierre-Yves LE BORGN’ I. Particulars Born on 4 November 1964 in Quimper Married to Dolores Dominguez Perez and father of 3 children of French and Spanish nationality French nationality II. Education and academic qualifications (more…)

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Blogger’s Relatives Taken to Police Office

France-based blogger Mahammad Mirzali's father Fazil Mirzaliyev has been summoned to Goychay Regional Police Department and then taken to the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), the blogger himself reports. (more…)

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Kleptocratic Regime Intensifies Repression against Anti-Corruption Activists in the Run Up to Presidential Election

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) condemns the politically motivated sentencing of investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli and demands his immediate release. (more…)

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Balakan District Court Sentences Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli to 6 Years in Jail

At a hearing chaired by Judge Hummat Salimov, the prosecutor made his closing speech. He asked the court to sentence the journalist to 8 years in prison. (more…)

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New Criminal Case Launched against Journalist

A new criminal case has been initiated against jailed azel.tv website editor-in-chief Afgan Sadigov, as reported by the journalist’s family. (more…)

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The Afghan Mukhtarli Trial Continues

Balakan District Court continued the proceedings on journalist Afgan Mukhtarli's case with witness testimonies. Three witnesses were questioned at the hearing. (more…)

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