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“Armenia worries that Azerbaijani hostages will be welcomed as a hero” – Ahmad Shahidov

May 21st, 2019

Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia issued a statement on the process of exchanging the captives and hostages on the principle of “All to all” put forward by official Baku. ...

Ahmad Shahidov commented on the latest situation with captives and hostages at ARB 24 channel

May 21st, 2019

In May, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) representatives again visited Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev, Azerbaijani hostages detained by Armenia in the course of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. “We keep visiting people ...

Ahmad Shahidov commented on the latest situation with captives and hostages at ATV channel

May 11th, 2019

Armenian defense minister, Head of the State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons David Tonoyan said recently that talks with the Azerbaijani side on exchanging captives and hostages continue: “We are currently making ...

“Silence on civil hostage Dilgam Asgarov continues” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to ARB 24 channel

April 27th, 2019

Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov in his interview to ARB 24 Television announced the latest updates on the process of exchanging the captives and hostages. ...

“After the Vienna meeting the process of exchanging the hostages has entered the active phase” R ...

April 18th, 2019

The Vienna meeting of the Azerbaijani President and the Armenian Prime Minister and the Moscow meeting of foreign ministers were discussed at the “ATV Actual” program of the Free Azerbaijan Television. The guests of the ...

         

“Armenia remains undecided about the exchange of captives and hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov speaks to REAL Television

November 25th, 2018

Contrary to the Geneva Conventions on international law and the protocols thereto, Armenia is again refusing to comply with the principles of humanism. It also gives rise to aggressive reaction of the Armenia’s Prime Minister ...

“International pressure on the Armenian government will be further increased” – Ahmad Shahidov

November 23rd, 2018

Contrary to the Geneva Conventions on international law and the protocols thereto, Armenia is again refusing to comply with the principles of humanism. It also gives rise to aggressive reaction of the Armenia’s Prime Minister ...

The exchange of captives and hostages was discussed in “ATV Actual” program of Azad Azerbaijan Television

November 20th, 2018

On November 19, the issue of exchanging of captives and hostages has been widely discussed in “ATV Actual” program of Azad Azerbaijan Television. Presenter Ariz Tarverdiyev’s guests were human rights defenders Ahmad Shahidov and conflict analyst Ahmad ...

Protest actions with the demand to exchange the captives and hostages has begun in Armenia – ARB Television

November 19th, 2018

The Armenian government is interested in preventing the process of exchanging the captives and hostages. Yesterday, the residents of Berdavan city of Armenia held a protest action demanding that Karen Kazarian to be returned from ...

Why does the official Yerevan avoid exchanging the captives and hostages? – Azad Azerbaijan Television

November 19th, 2018

The Armenian government is interested in preventing the process of exchanging the captives and hostages. Yesterday, the residents of Berdavan city of Armenia held a protest action demanding that Karen Kazarian to be returned from ...

Captives and hostages may be exchanged by the end of this year – ARB Television

November 9th, 2018

According to the information provided by the Armenian mass media, Defense Minister of Armenia, chairman of the State Commission for Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons, David Tonoyan said that he has read about ...

“Azerbaijani hostages may be exchanged by the end of this year” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to REAL Television

November 7th, 2018

According to the information provided by the Armenian mass media, Defense Minister of Armenia, chairman of the State Commission for Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons, David Tonoyan said that he has read about ...

“Exchange of the hostages can create trust between conflict sides” – Ahmad Shahidov appeals to Armenian officials at OSCE Warsaw Summit

September 13th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“We will build our speech at OSCE on a different aspect” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to ARB 24 Television

September 8th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will start its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE ...

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“Armenia worries that Azerbaijani hostages will be welcomed as a hero” – Ahmad Shahidov

May 21st, 2019

Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia issued a statement on the process of exchanging the captives and hostages on the principle of “All to all” put forward by official Baku. ...

Ahmad Shahidov commented on the latest situation with captives and hostages at ARB 24 channel

May 21st, 2019

In May, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) representatives again visited Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev, Azerbaijani hostages detained by Armenia in the course of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. “We keep visiting people ...

Ahmad Shahidov commented on the latest situation with captives and hostages at ATV channel

May 11th, 2019

Armenian defense minister, Head of the State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons David Tonoyan said recently that talks with the Azerbaijani side on exchanging captives and hostages continue: “We are currently making ...

“Silence on civil hostage Dilgam Asgarov continues” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to ARB 24 channel

April 27th, 2019

Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov in his interview to ARB 24 Television announced the latest updates on the process of exchanging the captives and hostages. ...

“After the Vienna meeting the process of exchanging the hostages has entered the active phase” – Discussion on “ATV Actual” program

April 18th, 2019

The Vienna meeting of the Azerbaijani President and the Armenian Prime Minister and the Moscow meeting of foreign ministers were discussed at the “ATV Actual” program of the Free Azerbaijan Television. The guests of the ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Azerbaijani captives and hostages at the international conference in London

April 8th, 2019

Coordinator of Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov took part in an international conference titled “Uniting for Peace Conference 2019” held in London, UK, on April 8. Members of the British ...

“The Vienna meeting will give impetus to the exchange of captives and hostages” – human rights defender

March 31st, 2019

On March 29, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a meeting in Vienna. The meeting, which took place through the mediation of the OSCE Minsk Group, was held in ...

“The meeting of Karen Kazarian’s father with Elvin Ibrahimov is a provocative attempt by official Yerevan” – Ahmad Shahidov

March 25th, 2019

The father of Karen Kazarian, a citizen of the Republic of Armenia, who tried to commit a series of terror acts in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan and was sentenced to 20 years ...

What is the latest situation on Azerbaijani hostages? – Live broadcast in “Yeni Musavat” newspaper

February 2nd, 2019

The latest updates about Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov, Shahbaz Guliyev and Elnur Huseynzade were discussed at the live broadcast of “Yeni Musavat” newspaper. Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, human rights defender ...

The European Parliament has always been indifferent to the issue of Azerbaijani hostages – Ahmad Shahidov

January 20th, 2019

A biased attitude towards Azerbaijan was demonstrated in the European Parliament during discussions on the Azerbaijani blogger Mehman Huseynov. It is not the first time the European Parliament has shown double standards against our country. ...

“We are not satisfied with the statement by the International Committee of the Red Cross regarding Dilgam Asgarov” – Ahmad Shahidov

January 17th, 2019

Coordinator of the Information center for Azerbaijani captives and hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov has addressed to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Mrs. Dunja Mijatović. The human rights defender has given ...

Human rights defender appealed to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in connection with the Azerbaijani hostages

January 15th, 2019

Coordinator of the Information center for Azerbaijani captives and hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov has addressed to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Mrs. Dunja Mijatović. The human rights defender has given ...

Ahmad Shahidov speaks of Azerbaijani captives and hostages on “Ulusal Kanal” TV of Turkey

December 27th, 2018

On December 27, coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in Turkey, was the guest of the program “Gunaydin Turkiye” on Turkish Television ...

“UN Resolution on missing persons is very important document” – Ahmad Shahidov

December 20th, 2018

A resolution put forward by Azerbaijan called “Missing Persons” was adopted through consensus at the plenary session of the UN General Assembly. The main goal of the resolution, put forward every two years by Azerbaijan ...

The trial process on Armenian diversant Karen Kazarian proceeded | REAL Television

December 11th, 2018

On December 11, the trial of Karen Armenovich Kazarian, citizen of the Republic of Armenia, who has attempted to commit terrorist act in Azerbaijan, continued. Karen Kazarian, with criminal case 1 (100) -315/2018, is charged ...

Captives and hostages may only be exchanged on the principle of “all to all” – Azerbaijan’s position does not change

December 5th, 2018

Today, spokesperson of the so-called “nagorno-karabakh republic” MFA Artak Nersisyan told to the Armenian press that they do not agree with the Azerbaijani side’s proposal to exchange the captives and hostages on the principle of ...

Information center for Azerbaijani captives and hostages has been launched

December 3rd, 2018

The information center for Azerbaijani captives and hostages has been launched today. The main goal of this center, which is a special project of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, is to inform ...

“The trial process on Armenian diversant Karen Kazarian proceeds in a transparent way” – Ahmad Shahidov

November 27th, 2018

The trial of Karen Armenovich Kazarian, citizen of the Republic of Armenia, who has attempted to commit terrorist act in Azerbaijan, has already begun. Karen Kazarian, with criminal case 1 (100) -315/2018, is charged with ...

“Armenia remains undecided about the exchange of captives and hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov speaks to REAL Television

November 25th, 2018

Contrary to the Geneva Conventions on international law and the protocols thereto, Armenia is again refusing to comply with the principles of humanism. It also gives rise to aggressive reaction of the Armenia’s Prime Minister ...

“International pressure on the Armenian government will be further increased” – Ahmad Shahidov

November 23rd, 2018

Contrary to the Geneva Conventions on international law and the protocols thereto, Armenia is again refusing to comply with the principles of humanism. It also gives rise to aggressive reaction of the Armenia’s Prime Minister ...

The exchange of captives and hostages was discussed in “ATV Actual” program of Azad Azerbaijan Television

November 20th, 2018

On November 19, the issue of exchanging of captives and hostages has been widely discussed in “ATV Actual” program of Azad Azerbaijan Television. Presenter Ariz Tarverdiyev’s guests were human rights defenders Ahmad Shahidov and conflict analyst Ahmad ...

Protest actions with the demand to exchange the captives and hostages has begun in Armenia – ARB Television

November 19th, 2018

The Armenian government is interested in preventing the process of exchanging the captives and hostages. Yesterday, the residents of Berdavan city of Armenia held a protest action demanding that Karen Kazarian to be returned from ...

Why does the official Yerevan avoid exchanging the captives and hostages? – Azad Azerbaijan Television

November 19th, 2018

The Armenian government is interested in preventing the process of exchanging the captives and hostages. Yesterday, the residents of Berdavan city of Armenia held a protest action demanding that Karen Kazarian to be returned from ...

Captives and hostages may be exchanged by the end of this year – ARB Television

November 9th, 2018

According to the information provided by the Armenian mass media, Defense Minister of Armenia, chairman of the State Commission for Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons, David Tonoyan said that he has read about ...

“Azerbaijani hostages may be exchanged by the end of this year” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to REAL Television

November 7th, 2018

According to the information provided by the Armenian mass media, Defense Minister of Armenia, chairman of the State Commission for Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons, David Tonoyan said that he has read about ...

“Exchange of the hostages can create trust between conflict sides” – Ahmad Shahidov appeals to Armenian officials at OSCE Warsaw Summit

September 13th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“We will build our speech at OSCE on a different aspect” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to ARB 24 Television

September 8th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will start its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE ...

Exchange of Azerbaijani hostages to Armenian military diversants to be put on the agenda of OSCE Warsaw Summit

September 7th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will start its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE ...

“The capture of armenian diversants put Armenia in difficult situation” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke about Azerbaijani hostages

July 18th, 2018

On July 15, Armenia’s intelligence-diversant group attempted to cross the line of contact between the Azerbaijan and Armenia in the direction of Gazakh region. According to the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, the provocation attempt ...

“Changing Azerbaijani hostages with Armenian diversants is on the agenda” – Ahmad Shahidov

July 17th, 2018

On July 15, Armenia’s intelligence-diversant group attempted to cross the line of contact between the Azerbaijan and Armenia in the direction of Gazakh region. According to the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, the provocation attempt ...

Ahmad Shahidov speaks on Azerbaijani hostages and Ganja events on “Channel 24” TV of Turkey

July 12th, 2018

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov was guest of the “Moderator Night” program and answered the questions of well-known journalist Ardan Zenturk Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is ...

“Armenia ignores international calls on hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov gives interview to ATV

July 11th, 2018

Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev have been subjected to torture by the Armenian side for last 4 years. Dilgam Asgarov, Shahbaz Guliyev and Hasan Hasanov,who visited the occupied Kalbajar region on July 11, ...

“We need urgent decisions on Azerbaijani hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov speaks to ARB 24 Television

July 11th, 2018

Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev have been subjected to torture by the Armenian side for last 4 years. Dilgam Asgarov, Shahbaz Guliyev and Hasan Hasanov, who visited the occupied Kalbajar region on July ...

Discussions on Khojaly genocide, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and Azerbaijani hostages at Turkish “Ulusal Channel” Television

February 24th, 2018

Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is on a working visit in Turkey, was a guest at the live broadcast of Turkish “Ulusal Channel” Television, on February 24. ...

“Our activity in the PACE Winter Session has changed the international approach to issue of the Azerbaijani hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov

January 29th, 2018

The Winter Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was held on January 22-26 in Strasbourg, France. On the first day of the Session, the new president and vice-presidents of PACE, Commissioner ...

“We will raise the issue of Azeri hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev at the PACE Winter Session” – Ahmad Shahidov

January 18th, 2018

The Winter Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will be held in Strasbourg from 22 to 26 January. The PACE will elect its President and a new Commissioner for Human Rights. ...

Issue of Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev was discussed on “Channel T” Television of Northern Cyprus

December 29th, 2017

Answering questions of “Haber +” TV Program’s presenter Mrs. Ferda Ekinchi, the human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov shared his views on Turkey-Azerbaijan-North Cyprus relations Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human ...

“We believe in the release of Azerbaijani hostages in the coming months and strengthened our activity in this direction” – Ahmad Shahidov

December 11th, 2017

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov spoke in an exclusive interview to CBC Azerbaijan TV on the work done to release Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for ...

Issue of Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev raised at OSCE Vienna meeting

November 6th, 2017

On November 6, the meeting of the OSCE on “The Role of Media in Counteracting of Disinformation, “Hate Speech” and Radicalization” took place in Vienna, Austria. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, and OSCE ...

The Cordelia Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims is launching an investigation into Azerbaijani hostages

October 13th, 2017

Being on a working visit in Europe, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov visited The Cordelia Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims in Budapest. The Human Rights Defender, ...

A protest action was held in front of the Armenian embassy in Warsaw on Azerbaijani hostages

September 22nd, 2017

Kurdoglu Asgarov, the son of Dilgam Asgarov, who was taken hostage by armenians in Kalbajar, held a protest action in front of the Armenian embassy in Poland. Kurdoghlu Asgarov demanded freedom to Azeri hostages in ...

“I came here to say that no news from my father since last 7 months” – Dilgam Asgarov’s son spoke at the OSCE Warsaw Meeting

September 19th, 2017

On September 19, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“Dilgam Asgarov’s son’s speech at OSCE will increase international attention to our hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov

September 11th, 2017

On September 11, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) starts its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“We try to overcome the existing double standards with respect to the Azerbaijani hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov talked to CBC Azerbaijan Television

July 12th, 2017

It is already 3 years that Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev have been taken hostage by armenian armed forces. On July 11, 2014, three Azerbaijani civilians – Dilgam Asgarov, Shahbaz Guliyev and Hasan ...

Discussions about the Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Gouliyev in Cyprus State Television

March 1st, 2017

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov gave detailed information about Khodjaly Genocide and Azerbaijani hostages in “Gundem Arti” (“Agenda Plus”) program of BRT State Television of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. To be in the working ...

Ahmad Shahidov talked about Azerbaijani hostages in “Chestno Govorya” TV program – CBC Azerbaijan Channel

February 3rd, 2017

Human rights defender responded to questions of journalist Mehriban Gasimova and talked about the work done in Europe for releasing Azerbaijani hostages In Febuary 3, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad ...

“Armenia ignores the international calls” – Ahmad Shahidov talked to CBC Azerbaijan

February 2nd, 2017

Human Rights Defender Ahmad Shahidov says that armenian authorities ignores the international laws and Europe countries turn a blind eye to it In his interview to CBC Azerbaijan Channel on February 2, Head of Azerbaijan ...

Ahmad Shahidov talked about the international support to Azerbaijani hostages – CBC Azerbaijan Channel

February 1st, 2017

On February 1, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov gave an interview to CBC Azerbaijan Channel and talked about the work done for sake of defending rights of the ...

National Hero of Ukraine Nadejda Savchenko joins to defence of Azerbaijani hostages

January 27th, 2017

Human Rights Defender Ahmad Shahidov met with Member of the Verkhovna Rada (the Ukrainian Parliament) Nadejda Savchenko During his working visit in Ukraine on January 27, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad ...

Ahmad Shahidov talked about Azerbaijani hostages in the meeting with the Chair of Mahatma Gandhi Human Rights Organisation

January 24th, 2017

Human Rights Defender gave an information about the Azerbaijani displaced persons to Mr. Gibril Deen During his working visit to Europe on January 24, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad Shahidov ...

“Court decision on Dilgam and Shahbaz is contrary to the Geneva Convention of 1949” – Report on the hostages from Kalbajar in OSCE Seminar

November 23rd, 2016

On November 23, OSCE Human Dimension Seminar “Promoting effective and integral justice systems: how to ensure the independence and quality of the judiciary” has ended in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

Silent protest on hostages of Khalbajar district to be held at the European Parliament

February 16th, 2016

Human rights defender held a silent protest on demanding release of Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev, hostages of Kalbajar district, through the display of their photos Being invited to the European Parliament debates “Tendencies of ...

Leyla Yunus’s Lawyer about Her Condition

March 25th, 2015

The lawyer of the human rights activist Leyla Yunus, Elchin Gambarov in an interview with Turan told about the state of her health and about the investigation. Question: What is the state of health of ...

Prisoner on a hunger strike is taken to the closed jail

March 20th, 2015

Prisoner Elshan Pashayev  who is on hunger strike from 2 March  in jail N1  will be transferred to a closed prison, Turan was told the prisoner’s mother Lida Pashayeva. According to her,  a trial took ...

Re-trial of Lamia Guliyeva Starts

February 13th, 2015

Today at Baku Appeal Court a preparatory meeting was held on the case of Lamia Guliyeva, who was convicted twice while in prison and after giving birth to a child there. Lamia Guliyeva in 2003 ...

Representatives of the Ombudsman seeking the father of Lamia Guliyeva’s child

February 4th, 2015

On behalf of the Ombudswoman, the members of the National Preventive Force on the Prevention of Torture visited a prisoner whom the convicted Lamia Guliyeva called the father of her child.  Lamia Guliyeva was convicted ...

Intigam Aliyev protesting against the actions of the court refused to testify

February 3rd, 2015

At the trial in the case of Intigam Aliyev  the  defense made a new application. According to  the lawyer Shahla Humbatova, in particular, was put forward a request for an examination of handwriting signatures delivered ...

Behbudov: Armenian Soldier Expressed Desire to Go to Another Country

January 14th, 2015

The head of the Azerbaijani Committee against Torture Elchin Behbudov during the monitoring of the guardhouse of the Military Police of the Ministry of Defense met with the Armenian serviceman Arsen Baghdasaryan contained there along ...

The Supreme Court postpones consideration of the complaint of Ilgar Mamedov and Tofig Yagublu

January 13th, 2015

On Tuesday a Supreme Court, chaired by Imran Hajibayov, started hearing in the case of the leader of REAL Ilgar Mamedov and deputy chairman of the party “Musavat” Tofig Yagublu convicted in connection with the ...

Anar Mammadov is transferred to jail N13

January 6th, 2015

Quarantine period of human rights activist Anar Mammadov, who was transferred to jail N13, completed his relatives told. In spite of certain health problems, Mammadov maintains good spirits. He did not complain about the conditions ...

Court of Appeal upholds the young activist in jail

December 22nd, 2014

Baku Court of Appeal refused to satisfy the complaint of a member of the NIDA Movement Omar Mamedov, who asked to cancel the decision of the Court of First Instance and justify it. Omar Mamedov ...

PFPA Activist Arrested for 25 Days

December 19th, 2014

Sabirabad District Court on December 18 arrested for 25 days the Popular Front Party activist Miraga Abbasov on charges of resisting arrest and evading military service. The Deputy Chairman of PFPA, Abulfaz Gurbanli told Turan ...

Madat Guliyev: Leila Yunus does not have health problems

December 12th, 2014

The head of the Prison Service Madat Guliyev said  that the arrested human rights activist Leyla Yunus does not suffer from any health problems. He also denied reports about violation of their rights. Today, in ...

Red Cross Workers Visited the Arrested Kelbajar Men

December 12th, 2014

Employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross visited the Azerbaijani prisoners in Karabakh, Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev. These former residents of the Kelbajar region were arrested by the Armenian side in June ...

Armenians preparing trial over Kalbacar “partisans”

October 19th, 2014

The first session of the court in the case of Shahbaz Guliyev and Dilgam Asgarova, two Azerbaijani citizens detained in the  Kalbajar  region, will take place in the court of Khankendi on October 27. Notably, ...

Intigam Aliyev continues advocacy in jail

September 9th, 2014

The lawyer Anar Gasymly visited the human rights defender Intigam Aliyev in Baku Prison N1 on September 6. However wardens again censored the records prepared by the human rights activist for the lawyer. Turan was ...

Head of AIDHR attends discussions held with UN representatives

September 9th, 2014

United Nations Office in Azerbaijan hosted a meeting with participation of leading Human rights defenders and heads of NGOs on September 8. In the frame of gathering representatives of sub-Committee Against Torture (CAT) established in ...

Pressure on Leyla Yunus does not stop in jail

August 30th, 2014

The arrested human rights activist Leyla Yunus sent to the Committee for the Protection of her rights a letter, which reports on pressure on her in the Baku Prison N 1. This was at the ...

Kuradahani jail accepts the transfer to Leyla Yunus

August 23rd, 2014

Jamil Hasanli, a Chairman of the National Council and a family friend of Leyla Yunus, MD Azad Isazade visited Kurdakhani jail. They took the package to human rights activist Leyla Yunus. According to Jamil Hasanli, ...

A number of organizations supporting a single list of political prisoners grows

August 21st, 2014

Public Alliance “Azerbaijan has no political prisoners” issued a statement in support of a single list of political prisoners. The statement authors argue that the list reflects the real picture, and it has been prepared ...

International institutions troubled about health of Leyla Yunus

August 20th, 2014

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), has received new information and requests urgent intervention ...

Consideration of cassation appeal from Hilal Mamedov postponed

June 12th, 2014

Scheduled for June 12, the Supreme Court consideration of the cassation appeal from the editor of the newspaper Tolyshi Sado Hilal Mamedov, sentenced to 5 years in prison, has been postponed. The reason was the ...

Bashir Suleymanli not provided meetings with his family in jail

June 12th, 2014

Contained in the Baku prison, the Executive Director of the Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDSC) Bashir Suleymanli is not allowed  meetings with his relatives. The lawyer Fariz Namazly told Turan. According to the ...

The court does not change the measure of restraint for Emil Mamedov

June 12th, 2014

On June 11 Salyan District Courtdid not change the measure of restraint – arrest for  a local human rights activist Emil Mammadov, who runs the NGO “Promotion of Democracy.” The Court dismissed the application for ...

Consideration of appeal from Yadigar Sadikhov postponed

June 10th, 2014

The meeting of the Shirvan Court of Appeal scheduled for today to consider the complaint from the adviser to the leader of the party Musavat, Yadigar Sadikhov, sentenced for 6 years was  delayed until July ...

Jail No 12 prisoners complain about their administration

June 6th, 2014

A group of prisoners of Jail No 12 sent an appeal to several officials, headed by President Ilham Aliyev. A copy of the appeal was directed to the public alliance “Azerbaijan without political prisoners” to ...

Five smokers are placed to Ilgar Mamedov

June 6th, 2014

A lawyer Fuad Agayev today visited in Sheki jail Ilgar Mamedov, the leader of REAL Movement. The visit was connected with the fact that two prisoners  were placed to Mamedov’s ward on June 1. Moreover, ...

Father of the convicted activist confirms the rejection of NIDA Movement

June 3rd, 2014

Bakhtiyar Guliyev, a member of the NIDA youth movement, who has been sentenced to 7 years of imprisonment,  wrote a statement on leaving the organization. This information, appeared with reference to the press service of ...

Bashir Suleymanli is allowed to contact with his family through the glass

June 3rd, 2014

On June 2 a lawyer  Fariz Namazly visited Anar Mammadov ,the  head of the  Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDSC)    and executive director of this  NGO Suleymanli Bashir ,  in the jail of Kurdakhani. ...

New provocation against Ilgar Mamedov?

June 3rd, 2014

Ilgar Mamedov, a leader of REAL Movement, who is in the pre-trial jail in Sheki region,   is afraid of provocations against him, the  executive director of  REAL Movement,  Natig Jafarli,  wrote about it on his ...

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