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Christophe Deloire: International community must to react so that bloody violence

August 25th, 2014

Reporters Without Borders is deeply shocked to learn that Ilgar Nasibov, a journalist and human rights defender, was beaten unconscious yesterday in Nakhchivan, the capital of an autonomous western exclave of Azerbaijan. His wife, fellow journalist Malahat Nasibova, suspects the authorities. A reporter for Radio Free Europe and the independent news agency Turan, Nasibov also […]

At last forensic examination os Ilgar Nasibov is conducted

August 25th, 2014

On the afternoon on Monday in Nakhchivan was a forensic examination of the human rights activist and journalist Ilgar Nasibov who was severely beaten on August 21. According to Malahat Nasibova, Ilgar’s wife, the conclusion given by doctors reflects Ilgar’s injury. “I asked the investigator, when we will be told the results of the investigation? […]

One of the attackers of Ilgar Nasibov is detained

August 23rd, 2014

One of the participants of physical violence against human rights activist Ilgar Nasibov was detained in Nakhchivan. His name is Farid Asgerov, Ilgar’s wife was told by Nemat Jafarov, the head of the in the Investigation Department of Nakhchivan. However, law enforcement agencies of Nakhchivan and the central office of the Ministry of Interior have […]

UK Embassy shocked by attack on İlgar Nasibov

August 23rd, 2014

“Shocked by brutal attack on Nakhchivan journalist Ilgar Nasibov. Hope the case ll be investigated properly and perpetrators will be punished”, – is written on Twitter page of the UK Embassy to Azerbaijan.

OSCE Representative alarmed by brutal attack on journalist in Azerbaijan

August 22nd, 2014

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today said she was alarmed by yesterday’s violent attack on journalist Ilgar Nasibov in Nakhichevan, Azerbaijan. “I call on the authorities to conduct a swift and thorough investigation of this brutal attack on Nasibov and bring those responsible to justice,” Mijatović said. “This criminal act has […]

Murad Adilov arrested for three months

August 13th, 2014

The court arrested Murad Adilov, brother of Natig Adilov, the employee of the newspaper “Azadlig” and press secretary of the leader of the Popular Front Party, for three months on charges of drug possession. On August 11, he was detained by the Office to Combat Organized Crime of the Azerbaijan’s Interior Ministry. In his father’s […]

IREX refutes fudge and biased media

August 5th, 2014

Azerbaijani representation of the American NGO IREX expressed relation to a number of media reports about this structure. The report IREX confirmed that on July 31, were arrested bank accounts of this organization. IREX regrets that a number of so-called web resources put a serious problem, spreading lies and slander, and are engaged in blackening […]

“Azadlig” newspaper suspends issue

August 1st, 2014

On July 31 the leading opposition newspaper of the country, “Azadlig”, stopped the issue. According to the first deputy editor , Rahim Hajiyev, publishing house “Azerbaijan” refused to print the newspaper requiring repay of more than 20,000 manat. However, the newspaper cannot pay the money, as the authorities deliberately create a “financial crisis”. So, the […]

AIDHR: “Unequal Treatment towards mass media representatives is experienced”

July 22nd, 2014

National press and journalism day is celebrated in Azerbaijan on July 22. This day is associated with “Akinchi” newspaper whose first publication was released in 1875 on July 22. On the occasion of national press and journalism day Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) issued an official statement. The statement says that in […]

Message from the British Ambassador to Baku on the occasion of 139th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s National Press Day

July 22nd, 2014

“I am delighted to congratulate Azerbaijan’s journalists on the occasion of National Press Day and to acknowledge the important contribution journalists make in Azerbaijan. Freedom of expression and the existence of free media are fundamental requirements for the building of a flourishing democracy and for creating a stable and inclusive society. Encouraging an open and […]

Journalists are awarded the prize named after Zardabi

July 21st, 2014

On the occasion of 139 anniversary of the Azerbaijani press, which is celebrated annually on 22 July, the Union of Journalists of Azerbaijan, eight journalists were awarded diplomas named Hasan bey Zardabi for their contribution to the development of print and electronic media. Chairman of the Union of Journalists, Elchin Shikhlinski, speaking at a ceremony […]

The investigation proposes to extend the arrest of Rauf Mirkadirov for another three months

July 15th, 2014

Today at 16.00 the Nasimi District Court held the consideration of the General Prosecutor’s Office on the extension of the security measure – arrest of the journalist Rauf Mirkadirov for another three months. Mirkadirov’s lawyer Elmar Suleymanov told Turan. It is noteworthy that Mirkadirov marks 53 years old today. * The columnist for Zerkalo, Rauf […]

Parviz Hashimli’s appeal is postponed

July 14th, 2014

An appeal was made to the Supreme Court against the decision of the Baku Court of Appeal dated July 7 in the case of journalist Parviz Hashimli, Turan was told by the lawyer Bahruz Bayramov. The complaint was presented at today’s trial in Baku Court of Appeal chaired by Vagif Mursagulov. The reason was the […]

R.Mirkadyrov gives testimonies and denies the allegations

July 12th, 2014

On July 11 a journalist Rauf Mirkadyrov, accused of high treason, for the first time since his arrest on April 19 testified investigation. From 11:00 to 18:00 with participation of his lawyers, he gave detailed testimony to the investigation and completely denied the charges against him. “Due to the secrecy of the investigation we cannot […]

Chief of AIDHR spoke about rights of journalists at German Embassy

July 2nd, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov to meet Frederik Hanke, First Secretary of the German Embassy to Azerbaijan Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting at the German Embassy to Azerbaijan on July 2. During his meeting with Frederik Hanke, First Secretary of the German Embassy to Azerbaijan Ahmad Shahidov […]

Christophe Deloire: International community must to react so that bloody violence

August 25th, 2014

Reporters Without Borders is deeply shocked to learn that Ilgar Nasibov, a journalist and human rights defender, was beaten unconscious yesterday in Nakhchivan, the capital of an autonomous western exclave of Azerbaijan. His wife, fellow ...

At last forensic examination os Ilgar Nasibov is conducted

August 25th, 2014

On the afternoon on Monday in Nakhchivan was a forensic examination of the human rights activist and journalist Ilgar Nasibov who was severely beaten on August 21. According to Malahat Nasibova, Ilgar’s wife, the conclusion ...

One of the attackers of Ilgar Nasibov is detained

August 23rd, 2014

One of the participants of physical violence against human rights activist Ilgar Nasibov was detained in Nakhchivan. His name is Farid Asgerov, Ilgar’s wife was told by Nemat Jafarov, the head of the in the ...

UK Embassy shocked by attack on İlgar Nasibov

August 23rd, 2014

“Shocked by brutal attack on Nakhchivan journalist Ilgar Nasibov. Hope the case ll be investigated properly and perpetrators will be punished”, – is written on Twitter page of the UK Embassy to Azerbaijan.

OSCE Representative alarmed by brutal attack on journalist in Azerbaijan

August 22nd, 2014

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today said she was alarmed by yesterday’s violent attack on journalist Ilgar Nasibov in Nakhichevan, Azerbaijan. “I call on the authorities to conduct a swift and ...

Murad Adilov arrested for three months

August 13th, 2014

The court arrested Murad Adilov, brother of Natig Adilov, the employee of the newspaper “Azadlig” and press secretary of the leader of the Popular Front Party, for three months on charges of drug possession. On ...

IREX refutes fudge and biased media

August 5th, 2014

Azerbaijani representation of the American NGO IREX expressed relation to a number of media reports about this structure. The report IREX confirmed that on July 31, were arrested bank accounts of this organization. IREX regrets ...

“Azadlig” newspaper suspends issue

August 1st, 2014

On July 31 the leading opposition newspaper of the country, “Azadlig”, stopped the issue. According to the first deputy editor , Rahim Hajiyev, publishing house “Azerbaijan” refused to print the newspaper requiring repay of more ...

AIDHR: “Unequal Treatment towards mass media representatives is experienced”

July 22nd, 2014

National press and journalism day is celebrated in Azerbaijan on July 22. This day is associated with “Akinchi” newspaper whose first publication was released in 1875 on July 22. On the occasion of national press ...

Message from the British Ambassador to Baku on the occasion of 139th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s National Press Day

July 22nd, 2014

“I am delighted to congratulate Azerbaijan’s journalists on the occasion of National Press Day and to acknowledge the important contribution journalists make in Azerbaijan. Freedom of expression and the existence of free media are fundamental ...

Journalists are awarded the prize named after Zardabi

July 21st, 2014

On the occasion of 139 anniversary of the Azerbaijani press, which is celebrated annually on 22 July, the Union of Journalists of Azerbaijan, eight journalists were awarded diplomas named Hasan bey Zardabi for their contribution ...

The investigation proposes to extend the arrest of Rauf Mirkadirov for another three months

July 15th, 2014

Today at 16.00 the Nasimi District Court held the consideration of the General Prosecutor’s Office on the extension of the security measure – arrest of the journalist Rauf Mirkadirov for another three months. Mirkadirov’s lawyer ...

Parviz Hashimli’s appeal is postponed

July 14th, 2014

An appeal was made to the Supreme Court against the decision of the Baku Court of Appeal dated July 7 in the case of journalist Parviz Hashimli, Turan was told by the lawyer Bahruz Bayramov. ...

R.Mirkadyrov gives testimonies and denies the allegations

July 12th, 2014

On July 11 a journalist Rauf Mirkadyrov, accused of high treason, for the first time since his arrest on April 19 testified investigation. From 11:00 to 18:00 with participation of his lawyers, he gave detailed ...

Chief of AIDHR spoke about rights of journalists at German Embassy

July 2nd, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov to meet Frederik Hanke, First Secretary of the German Embassy to Azerbaijan Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting at the German Embassy to ...

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