On September 15, Aziz Orujov, the head of “Kanal 13” YouTube channel, was summoned to the Prosecutor General’s Office and warned.
From the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office Turan“About information, informatization and information protection” and “National About Security Azerbaijan By the founder Aziz Orujov on September 13, on the “YouTube” channel called “Channel 13” in violation of the requirements of the laws of the Republic. Azerbaijan “Videos have been posted that damage the business reputation of the army, as well as cast a shadow on the work done in the direction of strengthening the state’s defense capabilities.” It was noted that Aziz Orujova on September 15 “About the Prosecutor’s Office” Azerbaijan According to Article 22 of the Law of the Republic, a warning, which is an act of prosecutorial influence, has been announced. “After being warned, that information was removed from the channel.”
Orujov was called to the prosecutor’s office Turan confirmed to his agency and said that the published materials “serve to inform the society”.
He did not specify what materials the conversation was about. The General Prosecutor’s Office does not disclose which video materials are intended.
In turn, the Non-Governmental Organization Coalition for Increasing Transparency in the Mining Industry, of which Aziz Orujov is a member, condemned the warning to the head of the channel.