Author Archive of Irfs

RATİ-nin bəyanatı – Azərbaycan hakimiyyəti tənqidçi qadınlara qarşı zorakılığa son qoymalıdır

Reportyorların Azadlığı və Təhlükəsizliyi İnstitutu hakimiyyətin tənqidçi qadınlara qarşı siyasi təqibini pisləyir və Azərbaycan hakimiyyətini bütün növ təzyiqlərə son qoyaraq ölkədə bərabər hüquqlu və təhlükəsiz şərait yaratmağa çağırır. RATİ təəəsüflə qeyd edir ki, tənqiçi qadınların vəziyyəti hətta Azərbaycan Avropa Şurasına üzv olandan sonra da yaxşılaşmayıb. Bu günə qədər Azərbaycan

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IRFS STATEMENT: IMPUNITY FOR THE MURDER OF JOURNALIST ELMAR HUSEYNOV CONTINUES TO CRUSH FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN AZERBAIJAN

IRFS STATEMENT: IMPUNITY FOR THE MURDER OF JOURNALIST ELMAR HUSEYNOV CONTINUES TO CRUSH FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN AZERBAIJAN The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) calls on the Azerbaijani authorities to put an end to impunity in the case of the famous journalist Elmar Huseynov, killed 15 years ago, and to end the policy of intolerance towards freedom of speech. An ardent critic of the current government, editor-in-chief of the most

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Journalists Demand New Investigation into Elmar Huseynov’s Murder

On March 2, journalists, public and political figures held a rally in memory of Elmar Huseynov, editor of Monitor magazine, who was shot dead exactly 15 years ago on the threshold of his house. Laying red carnations on Elmar’s grave, the audience noted the damage that was done to the independent journalism of the country by this vile murder. The head of the party, Musavat Arif Hajili, said that the assassination of Elmar was a targeted blow not

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ЗАЯВЛЕНИЕ ИСБР : БЕЗНАКАЗАННОСТЬ ЗА УБИЙСТВО ЖУРНАЛИСТА ЭЛЬМАРА ГУСЕЙНОВА ПРОДОЛЖАЕТ УНИЧТОЖАТЬ СВОБОДУ СЛОВА В АЗЕРБАЙДЖАНЕ

ЗАЯВЛЕНИЕ ИСБР : БЕЗНАКАЗАННОСТЬ ЗА УБИЙСТВО ЖУРНАЛИСТА ЭЛЬМАРА ГУСЕЙНОВА ПРОДОЛЖАЕТ УНИЧТОЖАТЬ СВОБОДУ СЛОВА В АЗЕРБАЙДЖАНЕ Институт Свободы и Безопасности Репортеров призывает власти Азербайджана положить конец безнаказанности по делу убитого

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RATİ-nin bəyanatı: Jurnalist Elmar Hüseynovun qətlinə görə cəzasızlıq Azərbaycanda söz azadlığını məhv etməkdə davam edir

RATİ-nin bəyanatı: Jurnalist Elmar Hüseynovun qətlinə görə cəzasızlıq Azərbaycanda söz azadlığını məhv etməkdə davam edir Reportyorların Azadlığı və Təhlükəsizliyi İnstitutu Azərbaycan hakimiyyətini 15 il əvvəl qətlə yetirilmiş tanınmış jurnalist Elmar Hüseynovun işinə görə cəzasıqlığa son qoymağa və söz azadlığına qarşı dözümsüzlük siyasətini dayandırmağa çağırır. Mövcud hakimiyyətin

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Memorial Action at Elmar Huseynov’s Grave

March 2 marks the 15th anniversary of the murder of journalist Elmar Huseynov. On this day at 11.00 at his grave in the Yasamal cemetery of Baku a commemoration action was held. The event was organized by the Institute of Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). “15 years have passed since the assassination of Elmar, and this bloody crime has not yet been solved. We will gather again at the grave of Elmar to demand the establishment and punishment

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IPI welcomes ECtHR judgment in Khadija Ismayilova case

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today welcomed the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in the case of Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova and called on Azerbaijan to implement it.The ECtHR today ruled that the 2014 arrest, detention and prosecution of Ismayilova was a violation of her rights under the European Convention on Human Rights.

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IRFS side event at OSCE PA: Azerbaijani parliamentary elections on the backdrop of journalists’ arrests and political prisoners

Event by the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety Azerbaijani parliamentary elections on the backdrop of journalists’ arrests and political prisoners Thursday, February 20, at 13h15 Room 532, Hofburg Congress Center The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety cordially invites you to our side event touching on the issues of journalists’ and human rights defenders’ safety, political prisoners and political oppression in Azerbaijan.

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Azerbaijani president calls PACE resolution ‘scrap of paper’

President Aliyev said that the Council of Europe is ‘degrading’ and Azerbaijan will not comply with its requirements “The last [PACE] resolution adopted in connection with Azerbaijan has no more value for us than a scrap of paper. We do not accept any of the far-fetched accusations made there and we will not comply with any of their ‘demands’, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on February 5 at a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister

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TRANSPARENCY GERMANY WELCOMES CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION INTO KARIN STRENZ AND EDUARD LINTNER

The anti-corruption organisation Transparency Deutschland welcomes the investigation by the public prosecutor's office in Frankfurt am Main into corruption allegations against Karin Strenz and Eduard Lintner. In March 2019, Transparency Germany filed criminal complaints against these current and former members of Bundestag for bribery and corruption of public officials in the course of the Azerbaijani Laundromat scandal, in accordance with Section

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