TV CHANNELS NOT ALLOWED TO FILM

February 1st, 2010
TV channels were not allowed to film the funeral ceremony of Elkhan Azizov who allegedly killed four military personnel and wounded two in #N military unit. Radio Liberty was told this by E.Azizov’s father Beyali Azizov. On 30 January E.Azizov was buried in Ismayilli region Zeyve village where he was born and police did not allow the TV channels to film the funeral, according to Azizov.

From the Ismayilli District Police Department, Major Rustemov was on duty, and told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety that he did not have this information. IRFS was not able to talk to the authoritative figures of the Ismayilli District Police Department.
On 28 January, two soldiers died after they shot four military men and wounded two.