Kiev court delays the announcement of the decision on the case of Fikret Huseynli

2018-01-16 21:33:05

Today the Court of Appeal of the city of Kiev must announce a decision on the case of journalist Fikret Huseynli. The announcement of the decision was scheduled for January 16 at 10:30 local time, but delays it for unclear reasons. "I am still in the


Documents for Ilgar Mammadov "arrested" in the jail N2

2018-01-16 21:27:17

The administration of the jail N 2, where the well-known political prisoner, the leader of the REAL Movement Ilgar Mammadov is serving a sentence, is violating Code on execution punishment by censoring documents authorizing a very famous British lawy


Afgan Sadygov Faces New Charge

2018-01-13 20:41:35

A new criminal case has been filed against the founder and editor of the website www.azel.tv Afgan Sadygov currently held in prison. He has been transferred from prison to the Kurdakhany pretrial detention center and will be further transferred to th


Azerbaijan: abducted journalist gets six years in “terrifying” signal to exiles

2018-01-13 20:39:41

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled by the six-year jail sentence than an Azerbaijani court passed today on Afgan Mukhtarli, a journalist who was brought back by force from self-imposed exile in neighbouring Georgia. As well as unjustly punis


OSCE Media representative condemns sentence to Afgan Mukhtarly

2018-01-13 20:38:33

The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir today condemned the sentencing of journalist Afgan Mukhtarli to six years in prison by the Balakan District Court in Azerbaijan."The sentence, based on spurious charges against the investig


Prosecutor Proposes to Convict Afgan Mukhtarly for Eight Years

2018-01-12 12:52:24

Today, at the trial on the case of the journalist Afgan Mukhtarly, the prosecutor made a closing speech, proposing to sentence the journalist to 8 years of imprisonment.The defense called on the court to acquit Mukhtarly.The journalist himself stated


Trial in the case of Gezal Bayramli

2018-01-11 11:48:56

The trial in the case of the deputy chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), Gezal Bayramli, continued today by the examination of documents. The lawyer Elchin Sadigov petitioned the court to recognize the violation of the presumptio


Opposition leader Jamil Hasanli’s Facebook account hacked

2018-01-10 10:55:32

On 9 January, the Facebook page of Jamil Hasanli, the chairman of the National Council of Democratic Forces, was hacked and all posts on the page were deleted. The hackers are also said to have blocked a number of his followers, reducing the total nu


Correspondent of Azadlig Not Released

2018-01-10 10:54:36

Shirvan Court of Appeal did not release Ziya Asadli, a zone correspondent of the Azadlig newspaper, who is under arrest. The journalist's lawyer Elchin Sadigli told, the appeal was not considered justified.At today's meeting of the court on January 9


ECHR Starts Investigation of Complaints of Twelve More Azerbaijani Citizens

2018-01-09 13:38:29

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has begun to investigate complaints of 12 Azerbaijani citizens. According to the communication, the complaints are related to the violation of property rights and the right to an equitable distribution.The ap