Daily Archives: Monday February 6th, 2017

* Victim Zaur Ibrahimov testified that Akif Chovdarov had demanded USD 550,000 from him. However the former general said Ibrahimov was making this up; * Landowners were forcibly deprived of their land plots in Kurdamir. On 6 February, Baku Military Court chaired by Judge Habib Hasanov held a hearing on the criminal case of former head of the General Directorate for Energy and Transport Security of the dissolved Ministry of National Security (MNS)
Summary: 4th hearing On 6 February, Baku Grave Crimes Court chaired by Judge Zeynal Aghayev continued the preliminary hearing on the criminal case of theologian Zulfugar Mikayilov, Elman Aghayev, Faig Allahverdiyev, Mehman Guliyev, Mehman Mammadov, Eldar Bunyatov, Elkhan Hasanov, Mubariz Ibrahimov, Ali Huseynov, Ramil Seyfullayev, Ruzi Ismayilov and Jabir Aliyev. At the hearing, both newly filed and previous defence motions were examined. In today’s
[caption id="attachment_17992" align="alignnone" width="300"] [photo by HRHF][/caption] On 6 February, the European Parliament launched hearings on Azerbaijan titled “Relations between Azerbaijan and the European Union: Human Rights Swept under the Red Carpet?” The focus of the hearings, held amidst Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s visit to Brussels, is Azerbaijan’s human rights record. Investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova and