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Memorial evening for Nadjaf Nadjafov: The conscience of Azerbaijani journalism

Tue 17 Dec 2019 @ 17:00 - 19:00

He was also described as “the conscience of Azerbaijani journalism”. Head of “Molodyojka” (Youth of Azerbaijan) a newspaper organization known for taking on a rebellious role in establishing freedom of press in the country, first redactor of “Azadlig” newspaper, co-founder of “Turan” information-press center Nadjaf Nadjafov’s services are irreplaceable. He lived a short life, only 44 years. Professor Shirmammad Huseynov, an expert of Azerbaijan’s press history stated that since Zardabi’s death, Baku has not seen a more crowded journalist’s funeral. December 17 will be the 20th anniversary of his death. According to a survey conducted by BDU, majority of students do not know who Nadjaf Nadjafov is. Is “conscience” being forgotten?

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Tue 17 Dec 2019
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17:00 - 19:00
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