Daily Archives: Monday April 3rd, 2017

> The appeal was accepted for consideration at the preliminary court hearing. On 3 April, Baku Court of Appeal held a preliminary court hearing on the appeal filed by NGO Chairman Ilgar Aliyev who has been recently convicted of misappropriation, illegal business and other crimes and imprisoned. At the hearing presided over by Judge Jamal Ramazanov, it was announced that the appeal was accepted for consideration. The hearing to examine the appeal
(Baku, Azerbaijan) – Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) is launching a 30-day campaign ahead of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) calling on UNESCO to hold Azerbaijani authorities accountable for their frantic crackdown on free expression.Specifically, we call on UNESCO to demand the immediate and unconditional release of IRFS’ Chairman, popular blogger Mehman Huseynov, jailed for exposing torture, corruption and official misconduct