OSCE APPROVED AZERBAIJAN PRESIDENTSвЂ™ INITIATIVE
The moratorium on filing lawsuits by government officials against journalists announced by the President of Azerbaijan is supported by OSCE, the OSCE representative on the media issues Miklos Harashti said in a statement speaking at the Warsaw Conference of the organization on commitments on human dimension, a forum delegate, director of the Institute of Human Rights of the National Academy of Sciences professor Rovshan Mustafayev told Trend.
It should be noted, that President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev announced such a moratorium immediately after the murder of the journalist Elmar Huseynov. According to Harashti, the initiative of the President found support at OSCE. He also noted the expediency of introducing the principle in the relevant legislation of the European UnionвЂ™s countries.