IRFS CHAIRMAN MEETS WITH UNESCO GENERAL DIRECTOR

May 10th, 2011
Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) Director Emin Huseynov attended the World Press Freedom Day event organized by UNESCO on 1-3 May, 2011. Huseynov provided the participants with the special appeal prepared on the situation of freedom of speech and expression in Azerbaijan

He met with several media experts, NGO leaders operating in freedom of expression sphere and the journalists. In his meeting with UNESCO General Director Irina Bokova, Huseynov brought up the case of imprisoned journalist Eynula Fatullayev, and asked UNESCO to speed up efforts for the release of the journalist.