Search and seizure of documents in the office of IREX

In the afternoon on Friday prosecutor employees came to the office of the American organization IREX. Presenting a judgment, they began to withdraw equipment – electronic media, as well as documents of the NGO.

It became known Turan from informed sources, prosecutors employees came to the office at 11:00 am on Friday, and at 17:00 seizure of documents continued. It is impossible to get comments  from IREX, the organization did not answer phones.

The press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office also failed to get a comment.

In July were frozen bank accounts of  IREX, and the head of the organization left the country.

Investigation Department for Serious Crimes Prosecutor General’s Office in May filed a lawsuit   against a number of local and foreign NGOs, in which  four defenders have been arrested.

IREX is one of the main foreign donors for the media and NGOs  of Azerbaijan.


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