OSCE media watchdog deplores imprisonment of two more Azerbaijani journalists

OSCE media watchdog deplores imprisonment of two more Azerbaijani journalists
# 17 May 2007 16:15 (UTC +04:00)
Imprisonment of two more journalists in Azerbaijan is regretful, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Miklos Haraszti said, OSCE Office in Baku told the APA.
OSCE media watchdog said they are informed about the imprisonment of five journalists in Azerbaijan in the organization.
“They were imprisoned because of having criticized senior officials. Now the number of imprisoned journalists in Azerbaijan reached seven. Some of them have been arrested in courtroom. To my regret, Azerbaijan fails to comply with international standards in the field of media freedom,” he underscored. /APA/
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