Round table on the World Press Freedom Day and situation of media in Azerbaijan

Round table on the World Press Freedom Day and situation of media in Azerbaijan
# 02 May 2009 11:56 (UTC +04:00)
It was noted at the event that less journalists were arrested in 2008 as against 2007 and three journalists are in jail now, APA reports.

The Press Council held meeting on Friday to ask the President for releasing of those journalists. They expected to address the President in near future and to start signature-collecting campaign.

The round table participants spoke about the media reports on the terrorist attack against the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy on April 30. They said TV and radio was late to report about the developments. The number of media organizations waited for the official announcement and then reported about the developments.
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