MIKLOS HARASZTI SAYS JOURNALISTS ARE ARRESTED WITH SOVIET METHODS IN AZERBAIJAN

April 19th, 2008
On 17 April Eurasia Regional Forum on Democratic Media started in Paris.

 OSCE Special Representative on Press Freedom Miklos Haraszti joined the forum. Haraszti made a speech on the topic of “Threats Anticipated against Media in Eurasia Region” and stated that the situation of mass media in Eurasia is not good. Special representative expressed his opinion about the situation of media in Azerbaijan, “Here government uses soviet methods like holding narcotics, threatening with terror, and hooliganism charges to arrest “unwanted” journalists.”