Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on application of the law, dated 28 Oct. 2016, on making amendments to the law on TV and radio broadcasting.
Article 12-1 in the following context has been added to the law.
“Article 12-1. Making public statements about special operations against religious extremism
12-1.1. Activities of mass media workers in the area of special operation religious extremism shall be determined by the agency conducting the operation.
12-1.2. Public statements about the special operation against religious extremism shall be made in the form and volume determined by the agency conducting the operation.
12-1.3. Dissemination of the types of information mentioned in Law 9.3 of the law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on combating religious extremism is inadmissible.”