Tag archive of intimidation

Chief Editor of Unikal newspaper reports being intimidated

On February 15 the chief editor of Unikal newspaper, Asef Rzayev, called the hotline of the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom Safety (IRFS), saying that he was intimidated. Rzayev said the Unikal published several articles, which stated that Agh (White) Hotel located in Absheron district functioned as a house of ill repute. (more…)

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Police promises to guarantee safety for Azadliq newspaper correspondent

Elchin Ismayilli, correspondent of Azadliq newspaper in the district of Ismayilli, was summoned to the Ismayilli District Police Office on February 8th, after filing a police report for being followed and intimidated, as the journalist himself reported to the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). According to the journalist, he was received by the deputy police chief Abulfaz Badalov. (more…)

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