Author Archive of Irfs

СВОДА СЛОВА ПРЕССЫ В АЗЕРБАЙДЖАНЕ, ЧЕТВЕРТЬ ВЕКА В ТИСКАХ ВЛАСТИ

Институт Свободы и Безопасности Репортеров осуждает власти Азербайджана за уничтожение свободы прессы и призывает мировое сообщество осудить и оказать соответствующее давление на правящий режим Ильхама Алиева. (more…)

Read more
Freedom of Speech and Press in Azerbaijan during 25-Year Grip on Power

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) decries the Azerbaijani authorities for the systematic clampdown on press freedom. The organization calls upon the world community to condemn this policy and exert appropriate pressure on the ruling regime of Ilham Aliyev to put an end to this practice. (more…)

Read more
Azerbaijan: Crackdown and brutal repression in run-up to snap elections

Azerbaijan, a prospective partner to the European Union as negotiations of the strategic deal are in progress, has a long and brutal history of repression of critical voices. (more…)

Read more
НАПАДКИ ВЛАСТЕЙ НА СВОБОДУ ВЫРАЖЕНИЯ ПОКАЗЫВАЮТ ОТСУТСТВИЕ ПРЕДПОСЫЛОК ДЛЯ СПРАВЕДЛИВЫХ И СВОБОДНЫХ ВЫБОРОВ

10/04/2018 Действующие в Азербайджане серьезные ограничения на свободу выражения не представляют возможным проведения свободных и справедливых внеочередных выборов президента Азербайджана, которые пройдут 11 апреля 2018 года, заявляет Институт Свободы

Read more
Government Crackdown on Freedom of Expression Indicates Lack of Preconditions for Free and Fair Elections

10 April 2018 The severe restrictions on freedom of expression existing in Azerbaijan do not enable holding a free and fair snap presidential election in Azerbaijan on April 11, 2018, the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety said today. (more…)

Read more
Press Briefing Ahead of Snap Elections, Azerbaijan’s Media Stifled by a Climate of Fear

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'

Read more
Call to Combat Impunity on the 13th Anniversary of Journalist Elmar Huseynov Murder

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…)

Read more
Azerbaijan Snap Election: Democracy Crackdown and EU Response

Press Conference : Azerbaijan Snap Election: Democracy Crackdown and EU Response Long-ruling Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has brought the date of Azerbaijan's presidential election to 11th of April, six months ahead of schedule, amid the negotiations of the strategic deal with the EU and following yet another wave of the unprecedented crackdown and the rush of repressions in the country. (more…)

Read more
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

Read more
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…)

Read more