Azerbaijan’s Human Rights Activist Informs OSCE Official about Journalist’s Hunger Strike

Society Materials 7 April 2008 20:56 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 7 April / Trend corr S. Ilhamgizi/ The OSCE Representative on Freedom of Press Miklosh Kharashti, who is presently visiting Azerbaijan, met with the members of Committee for Protection of Speech on 7 April, the Chair of the Committee Arzu Abdullayeva said to Trend .

Abdullayeva asked Kharashti to meet with the jailed hunger-striking editor-in-chief of the Realniy Azerbaijan and Gundalik Azerbaijan newspapers Eynullla Fatullayev, on behalf of the Committee.

Abdullayeva informed the guest about the hunger strike. She said that famous social and political figures have joined the hunger strike.

Kharashti said that he would meet with the hunger-strikers.

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