Country:
Azerbaijan
Organization:
Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDS)
Year:
2018
Election Type:
Presidential
Recommending Organization:
Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDS)
Primary Thematic Area:
Fundamental rights and freedoms
Secondary Thematic Area:
Media
Subtopic of secondary thematic area:
Freedom of Expression
Recommendation:
Norms of national legislation restricting right to freedom of expression as well as provisions punishing persons on charges of defamation such as blocking of websites should be removed, Seymur Hazi, Afgan Mukhtarli, Mehman Huseynov, journalists, arrested on politically motivated charges should be released.
Action required:
Practice / Implementation
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented
Repeated implementation:
2016-09-26 00:00