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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 was arrested on January 24, 2014 on charges of drug-related crimes,  on June 4  the Serious Crimes Grave sentenced him […]

A man who attacked journalist Seymour Hazy is arrested

September 6th, 2014

Muharram Hasanov,  who  made a provocation against journalist Seymour Hazy, is arrested.  On August 29 employee “Azadlig” newspaper and a leading on-line program “Azerbaijani hour” Seymur Ghazi was arrested in the village of Jeyranbatan.  On August 30 press office  of the Attorney General stated that  as a result of conflict Hazy  his Baku resident Maharram […]

Protesters of the action to support of R. Jafarov arrested

August 18th, 2014

Members of Sheki branch of the Popular Front Party Ali Abdullayev, Rauf Abdullayev, Mubariz Abdulkerimov, and Islam Hasanov were arrested on Monday by the local police.  The PFPA activist  were interrogated for  several hours, an then were taken to court, according to  the Sheki branch of PPFA. The reason for the detention  became a flash […]

AIDHR: “Detention of young member of Musavat party deteriorates Azerbaijani image in an international level”

July 25th, 2014

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights will raise the issue of Faraj Kerimli’s detention during OSCE meeting to be organized in Warsaw Faraj Kerimli, Deputy Chairman of the Youth Wing of the “Musavat” party was detained by law enforcers on July 23. In a statement, the Ministry of Interior said that he was accused […]

Consideration of the appeal of Elsever Mursalli

June 19th, 2014

On Thursday Sumgait Court of Appeal chaired by Mubariz Zeynalov, started hearing in the appeal of Elsever Mursalli, a Facebook activist, sentenced to five years’ imprisonment on charges of drug trafficking. According to Samir Asadli, deputy chairman of the Civil Solidarity Party, who watched the hearing, Mursalli proclaimed his innocence and said about politically motives […]

In the trial of Omar Mamedov court rejected the defense motion

June 6th, 2014

Today the Baku Court of Grave Crimes chaired by Eldar Mikailov continued the trial of a Facebook activist Omar Mamedov. During the meeting, Mamedov’s lawyer Khalid Bagirov petitioned for the admission of Mamedov’s correspondence with his parents before his arrest to the criminal case. This correspondence confirms that Mamedov’s prosecution was politically motivated. Mamedov studied […]

Dispatches: The High Price of Activism in Azerbaijan

June 3rd, 2014

Azerbaijan’s justice system once again turned into a political tool of repression this week when a Baku court sentenced Anar Mammadli, an independent election monitoring group leader, and two of his colleagues to lengthy prison terms to stop their activism. As a chairman of the Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDS) since 2001, Mammadli […]

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 ...

A man who attacked journalist Seymour Hazy is arrested

September 6th, 2014

Muharram Hasanov,  who  made a provocation against journalist Seymour Hazy, is arrested.  On August 29 employee “Azadlig” newspaper and a leading on-line program “Azerbaijani hour” Seymur Ghazi was arrested in the village of Jeyranbatan.  On ...

Protesters of the action to support of R. Jafarov arrested

August 18th, 2014

Members of Sheki branch of the Popular Front Party Ali Abdullayev, Rauf Abdullayev, Mubariz Abdulkerimov, and Islam Hasanov were arrested on Monday by the local police.  The PFPA activist  were interrogated for  several hours, an ...

AIDHR: “Detention of young member of Musavat party deteriorates Azerbaijani image in an international level”

July 25th, 2014

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights will raise the issue of Faraj Kerimli’s detention during OSCE meeting to be organized in Warsaw Faraj Kerimli, Deputy Chairman of the Youth Wing of the “Musavat” party ...

Consideration of the appeal of Elsever Mursalli

June 19th, 2014

On Thursday Sumgait Court of Appeal chaired by Mubariz Zeynalov, started hearing in the appeal of Elsever Mursalli, a Facebook activist, sentenced to five years’ imprisonment on charges of drug trafficking. According to Samir Asadli, ...

In the trial of Omar Mamedov court rejected the defense motion

June 6th, 2014

Today the Baku Court of Grave Crimes chaired by Eldar Mikailov continued the trial of a Facebook activist Omar Mamedov. During the meeting, Mamedov’s lawyer Khalid Bagirov petitioned for the admission of Mamedov’s correspondence with ...

Dispatches: The High Price of Activism in Azerbaijan

June 3rd, 2014

Azerbaijan’s justice system once again turned into a political tool of repression this week when a Baku court sentenced Anar Mammadli, an independent election monitoring group leader, and two of his colleagues to lengthy prison ...

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