Freedom of expression in Azerbaijan under test : challenges and prospects

Madatli, Leyla (2010) Freedom of expression in Azerbaijan under test : challenges and prospects. EHRAC bulletin (14). pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

This article discusses the ground-breaking judgment in Fatullayev v Azerbaijan in which the European Court ordered the immediate release of imprisoned journalist Eynulla Fatullayev, but who at the time of going to press nevertheless remained in custody. Fatullayev was the founder and chief editor of two newspapers in Azerbaijan well known for their harsh criticism of the Azerbaijani Government. This judgment is of great importance for Azerbaijan as it addresses topical issues under Art.10 ECHR (freedom of expression), as well as for ECtHR case law in terms of Art. 46 (execution of judgments).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: EHRAC bulletin; freedom of expression; human rights violations; Azerbaijan
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 320 Political science
300 Social sciences > 340 Law
Department: Guildhall School of Business and Law
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2015 15:13
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2015 15:13
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/555

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