Daily Archives: Friday February 3rd, 2017

➢ Defendant Vidadi Zeynalov said he would not testify until former minister Ali Abbasov came to court and testified; ➢ The judge ordered that the witnesses be compulsorily brought before the tribunal. On 3 February, Baku Grave Crimes Court, chaired by Judge Afgan Hajiyev, held a hearing on the criminal case against the former Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies (MCHT) Vidadi Zeynalov and many others. The other
Human rights defender, Civil Society Platform member, former prisoner Ogtay Gulaliyev is at a risk of being arrested, he writes on his Facebook page. According to the human rights defender, unknown men in civilian clothing have been spying on him and his home in recent days. Gulaliyev’s Facebook message reads as follows. “This surveillance and spying activity has further intensified following the attempts to extract a statement against the National
Summary: 7th hearing ➢ Victims Shirin Abdullayev and Bakhshali Gahramanov testified at the hearing; ➢ Fikrat Faramazoglu said he did not know the victims. On 3 February, Baku Grave Crimes Court chaired by Judge Eldar Mikayilov held another hearing on the criminal case of Jam.az website editor, journalist Fikrat Faramazoglu. The hearing continued with victim testimonies. (more…)
Summary: 5th hearing ➢ Defendant Aghaali Yahyayev’s motion to return his car, attached as material evidence in the case, to support his child’s treatment was not granted. “May God help your child, but let’s not mix things together,” the judge said. ➢ Defendant Nahid Gahramanov testified about the tortures inflicted on him. He said he had been offered collaboration by the Main Organised Crime Department (MOCD); ➢ Defendant Amirali