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Human rights defender appeals to Reporters Without Borders: “You have lost your sense of reality”

April 30th, 2020

Last week, Reporters Without Borders released its World Press Freedom Index, ranking Azerbaijan 168th out of 180 countries. Ahmad Shahidov, a human rights defender and head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, protested against this ranking in a video message to Reporters Without Borders. The human rights defender said that Reporters Without […]

Ahmad Shahidov shared his views on media freedom at OSCE Meeting in Vienna

May 11th, 2017

“Fake news”, the dissemination of disinformation and propaganda through traditional and online media and the associated negative repercussions for the freedom of expression were the focus of the 14th South Caucasus Media Conference, which took place on 10-11 May in Tbilisi. More than 80 journalists and representatives from governments, NGOs and academia from Armenia, Azerbaijan […]

Iran creates TV channel in the Azerbaijani language

October 17th, 2014

Principal agreement on the opening the Azerbaijani-speaking TV channel in Iran was obtained, stated the Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pakayin in an interview with the online resource Jamejam. According to him, this decision demonstrates the importance attached to the Azerbaijani language in Iran. He said that the relevant agreement was reached at the contact […]

Elchin Shikhli: I like to be independent

June 3rd, 2014

“I have already talked a lot about the reasons for the closure of the newspaper. I say again that currently it is difficult  financially to  support  the independence of  the  newspaper. There is another point. I myself like to be independent, and if my independence under threat, and this threat creates newspaper, I  have to  […]

Human rights defender appeals to Reporters Without Borders: “You have lost your sense of reality”

April 30th, 2020

Last week, Reporters Without Borders released its World Press Freedom Index, ranking Azerbaijan 168th out of 180 countries. Ahmad Shahidov, a human rights defender and head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, ...

Ahmad Shahidov shared his views on media freedom at OSCE Meeting in Vienna

May 11th, 2017

“Fake news”, the dissemination of disinformation and propaganda through traditional and online media and the associated negative repercussions for the freedom of expression were the focus of the 14th South Caucasus Media Conference, which took ...

Iran creates TV channel in the Azerbaijani language

October 17th, 2014

Principal agreement on the opening the Azerbaijani-speaking TV channel in Iran was obtained, stated the Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pakayin in an interview with the online resource Jamejam. According to him, this decision demonstrates ...

Elchin Shikhli: I like to be independent

June 3rd, 2014

“I have already talked a lot about the reasons for the closure of the newspaper. I say again that currently it is difficult  financially to  support  the independence of  the  newspaper. There is another point. ...

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