NTRC warns “Lider TV and Radio Azerbaijan” LLC

Baku: The National Television and Radio Council (NTRC) has today held its next meeting.

NTRC told APA that the meeting considered the case on the violation of the requirements of the law “On Television and Radio Broadcasting” by “Lider TV and Radio Azerbaijan” LLC.

“Lider TV and Radio Azerbaijan” LLC were warned over the violation of article #33 of the law “On Television and Radio Broadcasting” and item #2.1 of the Special Rules for programs grossly affecting physical, mental or moral development of children and juveniles, broadcast unencoded, and agitating for erotica and cruelty by displaying a graphic view – a nurse using physical force on and causing injury to an underage child – which can potentially harm children’s physical, mental and moral development during the broadcasting (at 19:25) of “Sechim” (Choice) program on December 21, as well as violation of article #35.4 of the law “On Television and Radio Broadcasting” on December 11, 17, 18, 22 and 24, 2014; violation of article #35.5 on December 16 and 22, 2014; violation of article #35.7 (non-compliance of the advertisement broadcasting with the rules and requirements defined by the law) on December 11, 2014.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY