Mukhtarli’s Case Begins and Witnesses TestifyConfinement of Bayram Mammadov After Fatal BeatingDirector of “Channel 13” sentenced to 6 yearsLarge-scale corruption and economic crimes go hand in hand with human rights abuses in AzerbaijanAfghan Mukhtarli’s Trial Begins in BalakanAzerbaijan: Open letter to EU member state heads and leaders ahead of Aliyev’s Brussels visitTrial Begins for Kanal13’s Executive Director Aziz Orujov

Mukhtarli’s Case Begins and Witnesses Testify

Balakan Regional Court has launched judicial investigation in the case of journalist Afgan Mukhtarli. At the hearing, the indictment bill was read out...

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Confinement of Bayram Mammadov After Fatal Beating

According to NIDA Youth Movement, youth activist Bayram Mammadov has been placed in solitary confinement in Prison #13 where he is serving a sentence...

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Director of “Channel 13” sentenced…

Baku Court for Serious Crimes sentenced Aziz Orujov, director of Internet channel "Channel 13" on Friday. Judge Mirza Khankishiyev found him guilty of..

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Large-scale corruption and economic crimes go hand…

As we commemorate International Anti-Corruption Day and International Human Rights Day on 9-10 December, we are challenged by how little the international..

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Afghan Mukhtarli’s Trial Begins in Balakan

Balakan District Court has launched proceedings on journalist Afgan Mukhtarli's case with a preliminary hearing, which was attended by representatives..

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Azerbaijan: Open letter to EU member state heads…

[caption id="attachment_19551" align="alignnone" width="400"] Photo; EEAS/CC BY[/caption] A coalition of 37 human rights NGOs has sent a letter to the..

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Trial Begins for Kanal13’s Executive Director…

Baku Grave Crimes Court held a hearing on the case of Kanal13 internet television's arrested executive director Aziz Orujov. Judge Mirza Khankishiyev..

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Balakan Regional Court has launched judicial investigation in the case of journalist Afgan Mukhtarli.
At the hearing, the indictment bill was read out. » » » »

According to NIDA Youth Movement, youth activist Bayram Mammadov has been placed in solitary confinement in Prison #13 where he is serving a sentence.
As reported by the Movement, Mammadov has been ordered to spend 30 days in solitary confinement. » » » »

Baku Court for Serious Crimes sentenced Aziz Orujov, director of Internet channel “Channel 13” on Friday. Judge Mirza Khankishiyev found him guilty of illegal business and misappropriation, and convicted for 6 years of imprisonment. » » » »

The Baku Court of Appeal (BAC) today again upheld the verdict to blogger Mehman Huseynov. The reason for the arrest of the blogger were his allegations of torture in the police in January this year. In response, the head of the Nasimi police department Musa Musayev filed a libel suit. On 3 May the Surakhani District Court sentenced Huseynov to two years in prison, finding him guilty of libel » » » »

As we commemorate International Anti-Corruption Day and International Human Rights Day on 9-10 December, we are challenged by how little the international community has done to support Azerbaijani civil society and media in their pushback against corruption and control, the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) said today.
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