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The Committee called on the OSCE PA OSCE member states to protect journalists

July 1st, 2014

The OSCE PA Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs at a meeting in Baku on July 1 adopted a resolution “Democratic control of public and private sectors of security,” a draft of which was submitted by the Slovenian deputy Roberto Battelli. One of the points of the resolution is a recommendation to establish […]

Authorities allocated 1 mln.235 thousand AZN to 33 papers

June 28th, 2014

Foundation of Mass Media under the President of the country at today’s meeting decided to allocate funds to 33 newspapers. The funds are allocated on the basis of projects submitted to the editorial boards of the second half of 2014. As stated in the Fund, the total amount of allocated funds was 1 mln.235 thousand […]

The Court of Appeal upheld the decision on the editor of the site azadxeber.org

June 27th, 2014

The Baku Court of Appeal chaired by Mirzali Abbasov ended June 27 consideration of the appeal by the editor of the azadxeber.org website Nijat Aliyev and 9 others convicted of illegal possession of drugs and weapons, inciting sectarian strife, calls for the seizure of power , distributing banned religious literature. The Court upheld the verdict […]

Journalist Arshad Ibrahimov is arrested in the city of Ganja

June 18th, 2014

Today Nizami district Court of Ganja ordered the arrest of journalist Arshad Ibrahimov, who is currently working with the sites and Moderator.az Avropa.info. According to the uncle of the arrested journalist, the reason for the arrest is the complaint of Mohammed Bagirov,the former head of the Education Department of Kalbajar region. Formerly a journalist published […]

R.Mirkadyrov’s lawyers will appeal to the Strasbourg Court

June 17th, 2014

Appeal of Rauf Mirkadirov, a columnist of “Mirror” newspaper, was considered in the Baku Court of Appeal on 17 June, chaired by the judge Jamal Ramazanov. Complaint was filed against the decision of the Nasimi District Court, which dismissed the complaint on the journalist investigator’s refusal to allow him a notary. According to a lawyer […]

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 absence of Mamedov at the meeting. The meeting began with the defense solicited about it, but the judge Inglab Nasirov […]

R.Mirkadyrov: prosecutors and court cause damage to the interests of Azerbaijan

June 10th, 2014

On June 10 a lawyer Elmar Suleymanov visited in jail of the MNS a journalist Rauf Mirkadirov. The journalist complained about the conditions of detention and health problems. However, he was outraged by yesterday’s  court decision that dismissed his appeal, and did  not allowed him to meet with a notary,  Turan was told by the […]

Six constitutional norms are violated in the case of Mirkadirov

June 9th, 2014

Trial in the case  of a journalist Rauf Mirkadirov  held  today in Nasimi Court  completed   in other offenses, said  a lawyer Elmar Suleymanov protecting the rights of a columnist of “Mirror”  Mirkadirov arrested on charges of treason. “Mirkadyrovan was arrested in Turkey and transferred to Azerbaijan. Officially, it was called deportation, but in fact it […]

AIDHR Statement: “Investigation on Farahim Ilgaroglu’s case does not fulfill expectations”

June 6th, 2014

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights informed its European colleagues on the case As for information, Farahim Ilgaroglu Gasimov, correspondent of daily “Yeni Musavat” was assaulted and beaten by an unknown man or men in front of the building where he lived on April 25, 2014. While reviewing video record of incident it became […]

Court dismissed the appeal by Rauf Mirkadirov

June 6th, 2014

Today in Baku Court of Appeal a hearing was held on the appeal by the journalist Rauf Mirkadirov on the violation by the leadership of the MNS jail of his right to meetings and telephone conversations with his family, as well as subscription to newspapers of his choice. As Turan was told by the lawyer […]

The Committee called on the OSCE PA OSCE member states to protect journalists

July 1st, 2014

The OSCE PA Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs at a meeting in Baku on July 1 adopted a resolution “Democratic control of public and private sectors of security,” a draft of which ...

Authorities allocated 1 mln.235 thousand AZN to 33 papers

June 28th, 2014

Foundation of Mass Media under the President of the country at today’s meeting decided to allocate funds to 33 newspapers. The funds are allocated on the basis of projects submitted to the editorial boards of ...

The Court of Appeal upheld the decision on the editor of the site azadxeber.org

June 27th, 2014

The Baku Court of Appeal chaired by Mirzali Abbasov ended June 27 consideration of the appeal by the editor of the azadxeber.org website Nijat Aliyev and 9 others convicted of illegal possession of drugs and ...

Journalist Arshad Ibrahimov is arrested in the city of Ganja

June 18th, 2014

Today Nizami district Court of Ganja ordered the arrest of journalist Arshad Ibrahimov, who is currently working with the sites and Moderator.az Avropa.info. According to the uncle of the arrested journalist, the reason for the ...

R.Mirkadyrov’s lawyers will appeal to the Strasbourg Court

June 17th, 2014

Appeal of Rauf Mirkadirov, a columnist of “Mirror” newspaper, was considered in the Baku Court of Appeal on 17 June, chaired by the judge Jamal Ramazanov. Complaint was filed against the decision of the Nasimi ...

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 ...

R.Mirkadyrov: prosecutors and court cause damage to the interests of Azerbaijan

June 10th, 2014

On June 10 a lawyer Elmar Suleymanov visited in jail of the MNS a journalist Rauf Mirkadirov. The journalist complained about the conditions of detention and health problems. However, he was outraged by yesterday’s  court ...

Six constitutional norms are violated in the case of Mirkadirov

June 9th, 2014

Trial in the case  of a journalist Rauf Mirkadirov  held  today in Nasimi Court  completed   in other offenses, said  a lawyer Elmar Suleymanov protecting the rights of a columnist of “Mirror”  Mirkadirov arrested on charges ...

AIDHR Statement: “Investigation on Farahim Ilgaroglu’s case does not fulfill expectations”

June 6th, 2014

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights informed its European colleagues on the case As for information, Farahim Ilgaroglu Gasimov, correspondent of daily “Yeni Musavat” was assaulted and beaten by an unknown man or men ...

Court dismissed the appeal by Rauf Mirkadirov

June 6th, 2014

Today in Baku Court of Appeal a hearing was held on the appeal by the journalist Rauf Mirkadirov on the violation by the leadership of the MNS jail of his right to meetings and telephone ...

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