Call for investigation of death of photographer beaten up by police

first_img News to go further Reporter-photographer Alim Kazimli (photo), of the main opposition daily Yeni Musavat, died on 19 June from a brain haemorrhage as a result of a beating in a Baku police station last December. He was the second Azerbaijani journalist killed in less than a year. News April 9, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders today urged the Azerbaijan government to launch an immediate enquiry into the weekend death of opposition newspaper photographer-reporter Alim Kazimli (photo), who was severely beaten up by police six months ago.It voiced “astonishment” that the attack had not been investigated and called on interior minister Ramil Usubov to impartially look into the case at once and punish those responsible. “Kazimli is the second journalist to be killed in the capital, Baku, in the past year and we demand that the government take all necessary steps to end this growing violence against journalists and to give them better protection,” the worldwide press freedom organisation said.Kazimli, 54, who had worked for the main opposition daily Yeni Musavat for the past 12 years, died on 19 June as a result of a beating he received last 28 December at the Narimanov police station in Baku that left him paralysed on his left side. He fell into a coma on 17 June and then died of a brain haemorrhage. RSF_en He had gone to renew his identity papers at the police station’s passport office, where his wife said he declared he would expose in the paper the corruption and illegal behaviour by police. The office chief, Ali Mamedov, then summoned the policemen involved and they beat him up before calling an ambulance. Kazimli and his family filed a complaint but the attack was not investigated and Mamedov denied it had happened. Repression of journalists in Azerbaijan has increased since the beginning of the year.Akper Hasanov, of the opposition weekly Monitor, was kidnapped on 2 February and held for nearly five hours at military headquarters in Baku. He was forced to deny in writing the content of one of his articles. Ganimat Zahidov (editor) and Azer Ahmedov (technical manager) of the opposition daily Azadlig, were kidnapped by strangers in Baku on 25 Febraury as they left the paper’s offices. They were threatened, beaten up and humiliated in a restaurant and the next day, at 3 a.m., forced to sign confessions at a police station in the city’s Khatai district.Elmar Husseynov, editor of Monitor, was murdered in the stairway of his apartment building on 2 March. The authorities are working on the assumption he was killed because of his job or that his murder was planned abroad. Farid Teymurkhanli, of the daily Zerkalo, was badly beaten by police as he was reporting on a demonstration in Baku on 21 May. Organisation June 8, 2021 Find out more Russian peacekeepers deny foreign reporters access to Nagorno-Karabakh June 20, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Call for investigation of death of photographer beaten up by policecenter_img AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia News RSF calls for a fully transparent investigation after mine kills two journalists in Azerbaijan News Follow the news on Azerbaijan Help by sharing this information Receive email alerts “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia June 4, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Mast would be higher than Ireland’s tallest building

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Twitter Previous article“Every breath is a struggle” – Bereaved fatherNext articleDerry driver selected for Hyundai Junior Team News Highland center_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Mast would be higher than Ireland’s tallest building The Gweebarra Conservation Group is urging people in the area to object to a planning application for a Wind Measuring Mast in the area.A planning application in the name of Cork based company Brookfield Renewable Ireland Ltd was lodged with Donegal County Council in December for a 100 metre mast at Clougheracullion.The application describes the proposed development as a temporary 100 metre meteorological mast for the purpose of measuring local climate conditions and collecting meteorological data.It would be in situ for up to two years.Conservation group spokesperson Patricia Sharkey says this would be higher than the tallest building in Ireland………..Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.The planning application can be viewed HERE Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Facebook Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA By News Highland – January 28, 2020 last_img read more

Troy Library to join national read-in event

first_imgSkip Email the author Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 3:00 am Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Book Nook to reopen Print Article By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Sponsored Content The Troy Chapter of the National Council of Teachers of English and Waters’ Young Adult Literature class at Troy University and other university students are participating in the African American Read-In.“The Troy University students will read with and to students and will provide tutoring,” Waters said.“They will encourage reading comprehension and reading for pleasure. The university students will share work that features professional African American writers, African American literature and art that celebrates the African American experience.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationcenter_img Latest Stories All reading levels and all ages of readers are welcome.The 2016 National African American Read-In will continue at the TPL throughout the week at 3:30 p.m. daily and on Monday, February 15. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy Library to join national read-in event By The Penny Hoarder The 2016 National African American Read-In is underway this week at the Troy Public Library. The public is invited to this free event that is sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English and the NCTE.This 2016 National African American Read-In is the 27th national event.Dr. Patricia Waters, Troy Council of Teachers of English, is hosting the series of African American Read-In events at the Troy Public Library. Schools, churches, libraries, and community and professional organizations and interested citizens are also urged to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month. You Might Like City OKs street repairs The Troy City Council on Tuesday cleared the way for repairs to be made on 13 sites damaged during the… read more The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies…last_img read more