Azeri Government Appeal to Journalists to discontinue Hunger Strike Action

Society Materials 20 November 2006 17:06 (UTC +04:00)

We will not tolerate such pressure and appeal to journalists to discontinue their hunger strike the Chief of the Social and Political Department of the Executive Apparat of the Azerbaijani President, Ali Hasanov stated, Trend reports.

He felt that this action would have a negative effect and that another premises had been allocated for their use.

Representatives of the Azadlig newspaper, members of the opposition Azerbaijan Popular Front Party, Turan News Agency and other organizations located in the Khagani 33 address, are on hunger strike in protest against being evicted from the premises.