"REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS" RIGHT PROTECTING ORGANIZATION DEMANDED "STOPPING AGGRESSION AGAINST THE PRESS" OF ALIYEV

PanARMENIAN.Net - "Reporters Without Limits" international right protecting organization has come out with a statement, in which it censured the yesterday's police attack on the picket, made by Azeri journalists in protest against oppression of the press. The statement is addressed to country President Heydar Aliyev personally. "In spite of your assurance that you are the guarantor of existence and activity of free mass media, Azerbaijan authorities continue threatening and persecuting the press, which contradicts to the international obligations. We demand the aggression against the press be stopped immediately," - the document says. Meanwhile the mass hunger strike of journalists under "Stop pressure on the free press" slogan continues. Correspondent of "525-th Newspaper" Elbai Hasanli has already been on hunger strike seven days. Correspondent of "Eni Musavat" Mahir Mamedov has stopped his hunger strike due to worsening of health.
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