Reports and releases

09.10.2013
In a joint call, issued n the eve of the Presidential election, 22 human right organisations and press freedom campaigners warn that the failure of the government of Azerbaijan to respect human rights, including freedom of expression, undermines the democratic legitimacy of the government.
07.10.2013
Azerbaijan's government must respect the responsibility of journalists to document events and report the views of citizens, especially in the run-up to the next week presidential election.
07.10.2013
The state does not respect the right to the truth, says a report that summarises the monitoring of observance of human rights in connection with events in Khorog, Tajikistan, in 2012.
04.10.2013
18 member organisations of the Civic Solidarity Platform supported a letter by Kate Watters, the executive director of Crude Accountability, with concerns about the fact.
29.09.2013
In many OSCE participating states today, non-governmental organizations are operating in an insecure and hostile environment.
27.09.2013
Azerbaijani authorities should immediately free long-time human rights activist and editor of Tolishi Sado newspaper, Hilal Mammadov, sentenced today to 5 years in prison following a flawed trial brought on politically motivated charges, Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety said today.
23.09.2013
Russia rejected most of the concrete and substantial recommendations done at the session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday, 20 September in Geneva as the result of the second circle of the Universal Periodic Review.
20.09.2013
Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) has urged Azerbaijani authorities to end their crackdown on freedom of expression, following the arrest of Parviz Hashimli, an opposition journalist and rights activist in a raid by security forces.
13.09.2013
Ahead of Sunday’s International Day of Democracy, Ambassador Janez Lenarčič, the Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), called on participating States to ensure the protection of human rights defenders.
27.08.2013
Human Rights Club of Azerbaijan and the Polish Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights have the honour to present and to distribute the legal opinion on presidential elections in Azerbaijan.
22.07.2013
On the 138th anniversary of the National Press, the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) stands united with Azerbaijani journalists, bloggers and social media activists who work around the clock to report the truth, despite threats of imprisonment, violence and even death.
19.07.2013
ARTICLE 19 launched a new issue of Artist Alert that summarises instances of censorship of works of art.
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