Daily Archives: Thursday April 6th, 2017

On 6 April, Shirvan Court of Appeal heard the appeal brought by Sardar Babayev (Hajihasanli), a member of the Assembly of Azerbaijani Clergy and the editor-in-chief of maide.az website, against Masalli Regional Court’s decision to extend his pre-trial detention period. (more…)
On 6 April, Shirvan Court of Appeal chaired by Judge Alasgar Novruzov heard journalist Afgan Sadigov’s appeal against Jalilabad Regional Court’s judgment of 12 January 2017 which convicted him under Article 127.2.3 (deliberate infliction of a less serious bodily harm from hooligan motives) of the Criminal Code and sentenced him to 2.5 years in prison. (more…)
> The court granted the lawyers’ motion to postpone the proceedings to make observations on the transcripts of Sabail District Court. On 6 April, Baku Court of Appeal considered the appeal brought against the decision of Baku Prosecutor’s Office on refusal to initiate criminal proceedings into the police torture against blogger Mehman Huseynov. The hearing was held behind closed doors and presided over by Judge Gail Mammadov. Mehman Huseynov’s