Journalists harassed covering legislative election

first_img RSF calls for a fully transparent investigation after mine kills two journalists in Azerbaijan RSF_en News News “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says Three other journalists with the daily Baki Khabar were also beaten or insulted. They were Nabi Alishev, in the 36th district of Hatai Region, Habiba Abdulla, in the 26th district of the Sabunchi region and Ruslan Bashirli, in the 20th district of the Narimanov region.While observing an improvement compared to presidential polling in October 2003, the Council of Europe and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) condemned irregularities in the elections, particularly during the counting of votes. They also particularly condemned media bias during the run-up to the elections and the disproportionate use of force during demonstrations as well as several unfair arrests. November 8, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalists harassed covering legislative election Reporters Without Borders protested after journalists were harassed while covering 6 November 2005 legislative elections in Baku. One was beaten and arrested and seven others were beaten or forcibly ejected from polling stations.“These unacceptable incidents prevented some journalists from doing their job properly during this decisive day,” the worldwide press freedom organisation said, adding that it feared a worsening crackdown during upcoming demonstrations called by the opposition to demand that the results be overturned.Mahabbat Orujev, of the leading opposition daily Yeni Musavat, was beaten and detained by police in the 17th electoral district of the Sabunchi region in the northern Baku suburbs then released a few hours later. Police officers said one of his reports had been biased.Azer Ayhan and Rey Kerimoglu of the same daily were insulted and manhandled out of polling stations in the 5th district of the same region by men in plain clothes who said they were police officers.In the 44th district of Garadag (Baku suburbs), a correspondent for the opposition weekly Paytaht, Anar Orujev, was removed from the polling station by a group in plain clothes.A journalist with opposition weekly Gyrhchirag, Shakir Izziatoglu, was beaten up as he tried to cover polling in the town of Ali-Bayramli, in the south of the country, near the capital. to go further Russian peacekeepers deny foreign reporters access to Nagorno-Karabakh Receive email alerts Organisation Follow the news on Azerbaijan News June 8, 2021 Find out more AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia April 9, 2021 Find out more June 4, 2021 Find out more AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia News Help by sharing this information last_img read more

30 days: Wellington Golf Clubhouse isn’t just about golf this holiday season

first_imgGolf course hours: Hours of Operation until March 1 are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. By Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Cool is a hard thing to come by, especially during the stress of the holiday season. But if you want to guarantee yourself of giving that “cool” Christmas gift, you can’t go wrong with sunglasses — especially Oakley sunglasses. And you don’t have to drive yourself to Wichita to get a pair of these distinctive frames. The Wellington Golf Club, that’s right, our friendly golf course, has them on sale at the Wellington Golf Clubhouse.You don’t have to have ever swung a driver, use a putter, or curse under your breath because you couldn’t make bogey on hole No. 11 to shop at the Wellington Golf Clubhouse. There is so much to offer that doesn’t have to be related to golf.“We offer apparel and equipment from all the major brands and just to name a few: Under Armour, Oakley, Bushnell, Nike, Adidas, Callaway, Titleist, FootJoy, TaylorMade, Ping & Cobra,” said Derek Harrison, Wellington Golf Club pro. “We are happy to take special orders and most can be shipped quickly with no additional cost.”Wellington model Chaney Stallbaumer is showing off all the items you can purchase at the Wellington Golf Clubhouse.Of course for that golfer or those who just want to spoil their walks with a game, greens fees are offered daily and at very affordable rates. The annual memberships are available at very attractive prices with no daily services fees like many other facilities around the area.Christmas specials: All warm season apparel and shoes are on sale for up to 50 percent off. Oakley eyewear is 15 percent off and all other merchandise is 10 percent with the mention of this article.“We are now a retailer of both Under Armour golf and fitness apparel along with Oakley eyewear and apparel,” Harrison said. “And for the golfer who doesn’t make it out enough to justify an annual membership, Frequent Player Cards are available which are 10 rounds for the price of 8.” Contact them at: 620.326.7904, or send Derek an e-mail at [email protected] Great stocking stuffers: Oakley Sunglasses or a gift certificate is available in any amount. There are plenty of other WGC Logo items available such as towels, divot tools and money clips. For more information:  Log onto the official golf course website at www.wellingtongolfclub.com. The Wellington Golf Club has an online store on the website which they are adding new items all the time!last_img read more