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

April 12th, 2018

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.

As voters in Azerbaijan are set to cast ballots in a snap presidential election on Wednesday, 11 April, the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) and Democracy For Azerbaijan (AND) calls for a briefing to provide the latest update on the situation with human rights and democracy in Azerbaijan and present the actions undertaken by Azerbaijan’s civil society to watchdog the snap election.

Date: 12 April 2018

Place: Brussels Press Club / 95 rue FROISSART, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Conveners:

Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) and Democracy for Azerbaijan (AND)

Speakers :

Mr. Emin Huseynov / IRFS Executive director

Mr. Arif Mammadov / AND Co-chairman

contacts:

Mobile: +41788788428 / +32468368202

WhatsApp / FaceTime: +41788788428

e-mail: emin.huseynov@irfs.org