Daily Archives: Tuesday February 7th, 2017

On 7 February, Bar Association member, lawyer Elchin Sadigov posted a message on Facebook that he faced persecution, threats and pressures in connection to his professional activity. At the end of his message, the lawyer appealed to the leadership of the country asking them to guarantee his security. The message reads as follows. “My complaints about being subjected to threats and blackmails in Main Organised Crime Department (MOCD) in November
On 7 February, the Supreme Court chaired by Judge Rahib Nabizade considered lawyer Alayif Hasanov’s appeal against lower courts’ decisions on his lawsuit against the Bar Association due to his disbarment. The attorney’s appeal was not granted. During his speech in court, Hasanov said his disbarment was unlawful. He noted that his deprivation of the membership of Bar Association was discrimination. The lawyer asked the court to quash the lower
As we reported earlier, Chairman of the opposition party APFP in Shaki, Azerbaijan, Islam Hasanov, was detained on 6 February. He was summoned to the local police department and arrested over an alleged argument with a traffic police officer. On 7 February, they brought Hasanov before the court. Shaki City Court sentenced Hasanov to 25 days in jail. Samir Hasanov, the Youth Committee chairman of APFP in Shaki, is still held in police custody. He