Changes to be Made to Mass Media Law Regarding Religious Extremism

October 12th, 2016

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The activity of mass media workers in the area of conducting a special operation against religious extremism in Azerbaijan will be determined by the agency in charge of the operation.

This issue was included in the proposed changes to the Law on Mass Media discussed by the Human Rights Committee of Milli Majlis (Parliament).

According to the bill, information on a special operation conducted against religious extremism will be provided to the public in the form and amount defined by the agency leading the operation.

The changes were recommended for the plenary session of Milli Majlis.