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Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the importance of social media in the life of youth in the trainings in Ganja

July 25th, 2017

The opening ceremony of the project “School of Young Bloggers”, organised by the New Azerbaijan Party Ganja City Organization and the Reformist Youth Public Union, was held on July 24 with the support of the Executive Power of Ganja city. The event was attended by chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party Ganja City Organization, MP […]

“The Azerbaijani press is flexible and solid in national issues” – Ahmad Shahidov

July 22nd, 2017

Today, the National Press Day is celebrated in Azerbaijan. 142 years ago, the first press release by Hasan bey Zardabi – “Ekinchi” newspaper was published and the Azerbaijani press was established. More than a thousand media outlets have been registered in the country today. Some of them are permanently published. Azerbaijan has already joined the […]

Ahmad Shahidov shared his views on media freedom at OSCE Meeting in Vienna

May 11th, 2017

“Fake news”, the dissemination of disinformation and propaganda through traditional and online media and the associated negative repercussions for the freedom of expression were the focus of the 14th South Caucasus Media Conference, which took place on 10-11 May in Tbilisi. More than 80 journalists and representatives from governments, NGOs and academia from Armenia, Azerbaijan […]

“German correspondent Chase Winter, who supports terror act in Istanbul, must be punished” – Ahmad Shahidov raised the issue at the OSCE

December 13th, 2016

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Istanbul terror act in OSCE meeting on the topic of “Propaganda of hatred in the media: self-regulation & journalism ethics” On December 13-14, OSCE Media Conference “Propaganda of hatred in the media: self-regulation & journalism ethics”, organized by the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of […]

New charges against Khadija Ismayilova

February 13th, 2015

Arrested on 5 December last year, A journalist Khadija Ismailova, who was arrested on 5 December last year, now is facing new charges, according to the lawyer Fariz Namazly. According to him, Ismailov  is charged under the  Article: 179.3.2 (large-scale embezzlement), 192.2.2 (illegal business), 213.1 (tax evasion) and 308.2 (abuse of power.)  Accusations  were put […]

Head of AIDHR to attend hearings of PACE on media freedom

January 22nd, 2015

Discussions on deaths of Elmar Huseynov and RafiqTagi will be conducted in the framework of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe’s winter session on January 28 Winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will kick off in Strasbourg, France on January 26. The Assembly which will continue until 30th of […]

The arrested journalist is placed in a punishment cell

January 15th, 2015

An imprisoned employee of the newspaper “Azadlig” Seymour Hazy, accused of hooliganism,  wasplaced to a punishment ward, according to his lawyer Adil Ismailov. He said that on Jnaury 15 the father of the journalist took a parcel for him, but the  parcel was not tken, and he was told that his son was placed to […]

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 […]

At Trial of S. Hazy Hearing Scheduled for December 14

November 20th, 2014

The Absheron District Court today continued preliminary hearing on the case of the journalist Seymour Hazy. At the previous meeting on November 11 the defense challenged the judge Shovket Najafova. But the challenge was rejected. Further the defense of Hazy petitioned to invite a specialist to find out whether there was correspondence between Hazy and […]

Nasibov went to Turkey for treatment

August 30th, 2014

Seriously injured as a result of the brutal attack, the Nakhchivan activist Ilgar Nasibov left on Saturday for medical treatment in Turkey. At about 15:00 Nasibov and Malahat Nasibova crossed the Nakhchivan-Turkey border, where they were expected by ambulance. They went to the Turkish city of Van, where in one of the clinics Nasibov will […]

Police detains a leading columnist of “Azadlig”

August 29th, 2014

On August 29 afternoon, police detained Seymur Hazi, one of the leading columnists of the newspaper “Azadlig”. “When he left the house and was going to work, he was stopped by police and taken to the police department of Absheron district. The reason for the detention is unknown, Seymur’s phone is off ,” said the […]

State Department condems beating of Azerbaijani journalist and human rights activist

August 28th, 2014

Spokeperson of the US State Department Jen Psaki has made a statement about severe beating of Ilgar Nasibov. “We condemn the August 21 beating in Nakhchivan City, Azerbaijan of noted civil society activist Ilgar Nasibov, from the NGO Democracy Support Center, who is currently hospitalized in grave condition. Mr. Nasibov has been a well-respected civil […]

Lawsuit on beating I. Nasibov never filed

August 26th, 2014

So far, no criminal investigation has been commenced into the brutal beating of the human rights activist Ilgar Nasibov in Nakhchivan on August 21. “The Nakhchivan Police Department continues administrative investigation,” said the wife of the human rights activist, Malahat Nasibova. The results of forensic examination on August 25 were not submitted to her. “MIA […]

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the importance of social media in the life of youth in the trainings in Ganja

July 25th, 2017

The opening ceremony of the project “School of Young Bloggers”, organised by the New Azerbaijan Party Ganja City Organization and the Reformist Youth Public Union, was held on July 24 with the support of the ...

“The Azerbaijani press is flexible and solid in national issues” – Ahmad Shahidov

July 22nd, 2017

Today, the National Press Day is celebrated in Azerbaijan. 142 years ago, the first press release by Hasan bey Zardabi – “Ekinchi” newspaper was published and the Azerbaijani press was established. More than a thousand ...

Ahmad Shahidov shared his views on media freedom at OSCE Meeting in Vienna

May 11th, 2017

“Fake news”, the dissemination of disinformation and propaganda through traditional and online media and the associated negative repercussions for the freedom of expression were the focus of the 14th South Caucasus Media Conference, which took ...

“German correspondent Chase Winter, who supports terror act in Istanbul, must be punished” – Ahmad Shahidov raised the issue at the OSCE

December 13th, 2016

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Istanbul terror act in OSCE meeting on the topic of “Propaganda of hatred in the media: self-regulation & journalism ethics” On December 13-14, OSCE Media Conference “Propaganda ...

New charges against Khadija Ismayilova

February 13th, 2015

Arrested on 5 December last year, A journalist Khadija Ismailova, who was arrested on 5 December last year, now is facing new charges, according to the lawyer Fariz Namazly. According to him, Ismailov  is charged ...

Head of AIDHR to attend hearings of PACE on media freedom

January 22nd, 2015

Discussions on deaths of Elmar Huseynov and RafiqTagi will be conducted in the framework of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe’s winter session on January 28 Winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the ...

The arrested journalist is placed in a punishment cell

January 15th, 2015

An imprisoned employee of the newspaper “Azadlig” Seymour Hazy, accused of hooliganism,  wasplaced to a punishment ward, according to his lawyer Adil Ismailov. He said that on Jnaury 15 the father of the journalist took ...

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 ...

At Trial of S. Hazy Hearing Scheduled for December 14

November 20th, 2014

The Absheron District Court today continued preliminary hearing on the case of the journalist Seymour Hazy. At the previous meeting on November 11 the defense challenged the judge Shovket Najafova. But the challenge was rejected. ...

Nasibov went to Turkey for treatment

August 30th, 2014

Seriously injured as a result of the brutal attack, the Nakhchivan activist Ilgar Nasibov left on Saturday for medical treatment in Turkey. At about 15:00 Nasibov and Malahat Nasibova crossed the Nakhchivan-Turkey border, where they ...

Police detains a leading columnist of “Azadlig”

August 29th, 2014

On August 29 afternoon, police detained Seymur Hazi, one of the leading columnists of the newspaper “Azadlig”. “When he left the house and was going to work, he was stopped by police and taken to ...

State Department condems beating of Azerbaijani journalist and human rights activist

August 28th, 2014

Spokeperson of the US State Department Jen Psaki has made a statement about severe beating of Ilgar Nasibov. “We condemn the August 21 beating in Nakhchivan City, Azerbaijan of noted civil society activist Ilgar Nasibov, ...

Lawsuit on beating I. Nasibov never filed

August 26th, 2014

So far, no criminal investigation has been commenced into the brutal beating of the human rights activist Ilgar Nasibov in Nakhchivan on August 21. “The Nakhchivan Police Department continues administrative investigation,” said the wife of ...

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