Daily Archives: Monday March 6th, 2017

The Institute for Reporters Freedom and Safety has joined the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) NGO Coalition in Azerbaijan. The EITI is a global standard to promote the open and accountable management of oil gas and mineral resources. "We are thrilled to join the EITI", IRFS CEO Emin Huseynov said. "Our organisation is committed to promoting accountable journalism and freedom of expression. Without free and professional media,
> Witness accused the victim of installing a camera in the lift and watching women; > Businessman’s complaint against his business partner filed with the Ministry of National Security (MNS) has boomeranged back on him; > Arrested General Subahir Gurbanov and other MNS officers testified at the hearing. On 6 March, Baku Military Court chairman Habib Hasanov presided over a hearing hosted by Sabunchu District Court in the criminal case of
On 6 March, IRFS Chairman, blogger Mehman Huseynov’s mother went to the Detention Centre #3 of the Penitentiary Service located in Shuvalan settlement of Baku to meet with her son but was denied a meeting, lawyer Elchin Sadigov has reported. Mehman’s mother was told that she had to present a letter from the court. “Detention centre employees’ behaviour is illegal. According to the Law on Ensuring the Rights and Freedoms of Detained Persons,
On 6 March, lawyer Elchin Sadigov met with arrested blogger Mehman Huseynov in Detention Centre #2 located in Shuvalan settlement of Baku. According to his lawyer, Mehman is in good spirits. “Mehman has already been placed in his cell. He shares a cell with four other people. The cell is not cramped. He is satisfied with the conditions. There is a WC and TV set in the cell and he can watch national TV channels. He did not complain of the way he