Tag archive of Ali Hasanov

Ali Hasanov: Adoption of Defamation Law May Cause a Reverse Effect

A roundtable discussion was held as part of the “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media” project under Programmatic Co-operation Framework jointly implemented by the Council of Europe and European Union. At the roundtable, Azerbaijani President’s Aide on Sociopolitical Issues, Chief of the Presidential Administration’s Department of Sociopolitical Issues Ali Hasanov made a speech on freedom of opinion and speech. Ali Hasanov stated

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State official seeks punishment for journalists

    On November 18, the Azerbaijani President’s Aide on Socio-Political Affairs, Ali Hasanov, gave an interview to Azerbaijan State Information Agency.   Declared that freedom of speech is guaranteed in Azerbaijan, Hasanov promised that the state will continue its efforts to strengthen media independence.   He shared his regret that some media outlets ‘abuse the conditions created for them’; in particular, he claimed, online

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