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Popular Front Party Activist Elvin Abdullayev Arrested for 4 Months

January 12th, 2015

The Khatai District Court of Baku on January 10 selected a preventive measure of arrest for the activist of the Youth Committee of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA) Elvin Abdullayev for a period of 4 months. He is charged under Article 234.4.3 (drug trafficking on a large scale) of the Criminal Code, which […]

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 […]

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 there was no resistance. “The police came and quietly took the activist,” he said. As for the charges of evading […]

Court of Appeal Left NIDA Activists Behind Bars

December 17th, 2014

The Court of Appeal chaired by Hasan Akhmedov upheld the verdict on 6 activists of the youth organization NIDA. As the correspondent of Turan reported, in the courtroom were representatives of the diplomatic corps. Upon entering the room, there was applause for the convicted. Speaking on the trial, one of the convicts, Ilkin Rustamzade said […]

Heavier charges Against Rasul Jafarov

December 14th, 2014

The investigation brought a new charge against the arrested human rights activist Rasul Jafarov. According to his lawyer Gunay Ismayilova, the new charges are as follows: forgery and misappropriation – Articles 313 and 179.3.2 of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan. On these charges he could be condemned to 12 years in prison. The coordinator of […]

PACE President Condemns Arrest of Khadija Ismayilova

December 8th, 2014

PACE President Anne Brasseur expressed deep concern over the arrest of journalist Khadija Ismayilova. “Taking into account the recent arrests of prominent human rights defenders – many of whom are valuable partners of the Council of Europe – I have to express my deep concern at her arrest. As a member state of the Council […]

Ali Hasanov Denies Political Motives in Criminal Case against Ismayilova

December 8th, 2014

An employee of Radio Azadlig Khadija Ismayilova is a suspect in a specific crime and arrested by the court. The head of the socio-political department of the Presidential Administration, Ali Hasanov commented the arrest of the journalist this way. “The statement of the Prosecutor General excludes the presence of any political motive in the arrest […]

Wife of Avaz Zeynalli: he needs surgery

November 27th, 2014

After the statement made by Malahat Zeynalli, a wife of the convicted editor of “Khural” Avaz Zeynalli,  on the deterioration of his health,  the Chief Medical Department  of the Justice Ministry took the issue under control. After examination Zeynalli in the medical jail N 10 it was decided to place him to medical institutions of […]

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, the court begins on the day  when  Ilham Aliyev will meet with Serge Sargsyan in Paris. In July Guliyev, Asgerov […]

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 […]

Lawyer Mansum Bayramov is detained

September 6th, 2014

A few days ago, police arrested a lawyer Mansum Bayramov, according to unofficial sources.  The lawyer  is accused of fraud, he was arrested for one month. It is impossible to get information from the authorities. Mansum Bayramov in 2005 was a member of the CEC, his candidacy was put forward by PPFA.

Detained the head of the Geygel department of Musavat

August 27th, 2014

This morning, the Chairman of the Geygel branch of the party Musavat, Sabutay Guluzadeh was detained by police. He was accused that his barn door opens in the direction of a school. Turan obtained the information from a source in the regional branch of the party. Thus, the district police officer demanded that the door […]

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 on the basis of the criteria set forth in PACE Resolution on October 3, 2012 N 1900. This list includes […]

Preliminary hearing on the appeal of Anar Mammadov postponed

August 18th, 2014

Preliminary hearing in the case of the head of the Election Monitoring Center Anar Mammadov and two other activists, scheduled for August 18 in the Baku Court of Appeal (BCA),  has been postponed. The reason was the non-appearance of the lawyer of one of the defendants. In this regard, the judge Aflatun Gasimov postponed the […]

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 […]

Popular Front Party Activist Elvin Abdullayev Arrested for 4 Months

January 12th, 2015

The Khatai District Court of Baku on January 10 selected a preventive measure of arrest for the activist of the Youth Committee of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA) Elvin Abdullayev for a period ...

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 ...

Court of Appeal Left NIDA Activists Behind Bars

December 17th, 2014

The Court of Appeal chaired by Hasan Akhmedov upheld the verdict on 6 activists of the youth organization NIDA. As the correspondent of Turan reported, in the courtroom were representatives of the diplomatic corps. Upon ...

Heavier charges Against Rasul Jafarov

December 14th, 2014

The investigation brought a new charge against the arrested human rights activist Rasul Jafarov. According to his lawyer Gunay Ismayilova, the new charges are as follows: forgery and misappropriation – Articles 313 and 179.3.2 of ...

PACE President Condemns Arrest of Khadija Ismayilova

December 8th, 2014

PACE President Anne Brasseur expressed deep concern over the arrest of journalist Khadija Ismayilova. “Taking into account the recent arrests of prominent human rights defenders – many of whom are valuable partners of the Council ...

Ali Hasanov Denies Political Motives in Criminal Case against Ismayilova

December 8th, 2014

An employee of Radio Azadlig Khadija Ismayilova is a suspect in a specific crime and arrested by the court. The head of the socio-political department of the Presidential Administration, Ali Hasanov commented the arrest of ...

Wife of Avaz Zeynalli: he needs surgery

November 27th, 2014

After the statement made by Malahat Zeynalli, a wife of the convicted editor of “Khural” Avaz Zeynalli,  on the deterioration of his health,  the Chief Medical Department  of the Justice Ministry took the issue under ...

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, ...

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 ...

Lawyer Mansum Bayramov is detained

September 6th, 2014

A few days ago, police arrested a lawyer Mansum Bayramov, according to unofficial sources.  The lawyer  is accused of fraud, he was arrested for one month. It is impossible to get information from the authorities. ...

Detained the head of the Geygel department of Musavat

August 27th, 2014

This morning, the Chairman of the Geygel branch of the party Musavat, Sabutay Guluzadeh was detained by police. He was accused that his barn door opens in the direction of a school. Turan obtained the ...

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 ...

Preliminary hearing on the appeal of Anar Mammadov postponed

August 18th, 2014

Preliminary hearing in the case of the head of the Election Monitoring Center Anar Mammadov and two other activists, scheduled for August 18 in the Baku Court of Appeal (BCA),  has been postponed. The reason ...

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 ...

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