Author Archive of Irfs

Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) calls on Azerbaijani authorities to stop arrests and release all journalists

Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) condemns the Azerbaijani authorities for the politically motivated arrests of journalists Ikram Rahimov and Polad Aslanov and calls on the authorities to stop putting pressure on freedom of speech and release all imprisoned for their professional activities of the media. The IRFS is seriously concerned that the State Security Service of Azerbaijan is directly involved in the arrest of Editor-in-chief

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Институт свободы и безопасности и репортеров призывает власти Азербайджана прекратить аресты и освободить всех журналистов

Институт свободы и безопасности и репортеров осуждает власти Азербайджана за политически мотивированные аресты журналистов Икрама Рагимова и Полада Асланова и призывает власти прекратить давление на свободу слова, освободить всех находящихся

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The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) cordially invites you to a side event:

The future of Council of Europe: zero corruption, boosted human rights and democracy Thursday | 11 April 2019 | 13:00-14:00 Venue: Room 14, Palais de L’Europe These recent years a number of corruption scandals have shaken the Council of Europe. Authoritarian governments of various countries bribed members of the Parliamentary Assembly in exchange for their loyalty and their silence about the problems linked to violations of human rights, democracy

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ДАЖЕ В МЕЖДУНАРОДНЫЙ ЖЕНСКИЙ ДЕНЬ ВЛАСТИ АЗЕРБАЙДЖАНА ХОТЯТ ПОКАЗАТЬ ВСЕМ, ЧТО НЕ ОТКАЖУТСЯ ОТ НАСИЛИЯ

Институт Свободы и Безопасности Репортеров осуждает власти Азербайджана за сегодняшнее полицейское насилие против журналистов, а также участниц акции протеста против бытового насилия над женщинами, и призвает наказать сотрудников правохранительных

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EVEN ON THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, AZERBAIJANI AUTORITIES HAVE PROVEN ONCE AGAIN THAT THEY WILL NOT END THE VIOLENCE

The Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety condemns the Azerbaijani authorities for the violent police action against journalists, on international women’s day, as well as participants at the protest to end domestic violence, and demands that the law enforcement officers and provocateurs, who allowed the use of brute force against media representatives and peaceful protesters, to be brought to justice. (more…)

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Invitation to a press conference by Mehman Huseynov

Date: 5 March, 2019 Time: 11.00 - 12:30 You are cordially invited to a press conference that will be held by Mehman Huseynov, a prominent Azerbaijani anti-corruption blogger, chairman of The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety . He was released from prison on the 2 March 2019, after serving a 2 year sentence on defamation charges after reporting torture in a detention facility. (more…)

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ИСБР : ОТКАЗЫВАЯСЬ РАССЛЕДОВАТЬ УБИЙСТВО ЭЛЬМАРА ГУСЕЙНОВА ВЛАСТИ АЗЕРБАЙДЖАНА СОДЕЙСТВУЮТ БЕЗНАКАЗАННОСТИ ЗА ПРЕСТУПЛЕНИЯ ПРОТИВ ЖУРНАЛИСТОВ

Институт Свободы и Безопасности Репортеров осуждает власти Азербайджана за умышленное бездействие и фактический отказ в расследовании убийства журналиста Эльмара Гусейнова и призывает правоохранительные органы Азербайджана найти заказчиков

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IRFS: Azerbaijan’s Refusal to Investigate the Murder of Elmar Huseynov is Yet Another Blow to Freedom of Expression

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety strongly condemns the Azerbaijani authorities for the deliberate inaction and the factual refusal to investigate the murder of journalist Elmar Huseynov and calls on the law enforcement agencies of Azerbaijan to bring to justice both masterminds and perpetrators of the insidious crime, aiming to silence the famous critic. (more…)

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Kleptocracy in the OSCE states, a threat to democracy and human rights

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety cordially invites you to a side event: Kleptocracy in the OSCE states, a threat to democracy and human rights Thursday, February 21, the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety is organizing a side event during the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting in Vienna. (more…)

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Side Event: Azerbaijan’s Kleptocracy, Repression and Council of Europe Membership

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety cordially invites you to a side event: Azerbaijan’s Kleptocracy, Repression and Council of Europe Membership. Tuesday 22 January, 13:00-14:00 Venue: Room 11, Palais de L’Europe Today, the Council of Europe member states Azerbaijan and Russia are more repressive than they have ever been in the post-Soviet era. At the same time, Danske Bank’s Estonia branch has been involved in three international

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