Group of Journalists Appeal to Baku Executive Power
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi / Journalists of Azerbaijan have appealed to the Executive Power of Baku City to receive a permit to hold a demonstration on 12 June, said the Editor-in-Chief of Gundelik Azerbaijan and Realni Azerbaijan, Shahvalad Chobanoglu.
The opposition newspapers and Union of Editor-in-Chiefs demand that the arrested journalists be released, penalty for newspapers by courts should be ceased and pressure on the press should be ended. The demonstration will take place on 12 June from Neftchilar metro station to the square of oil refinery (from 16:00 to 18:00).
The latest protest action of journalists took place on 22 May in Sabir Park.