Daily Archives: Tuesday April 11th, 2017

A suicide has occurred in the temporary detention cell of Lankaran police office, according to the reports that surfaced on 11 April. Huseynov Ramil Khudaverdi oglu, a resident of Kholmilli village of Lankaran region born in 1974, who was detained on suspicion of breaking into a house with the purpose of robbery and causing a fatal bodily harm to the owner in the process, has killed himself in the temporary detention cell of Lankaran Police Office.
On 11 April, Baku Court of Appeal chaired by Judge Vagif Mursagulov heard the appeal filed against Surakhani District Court’s judgment on blogger Mehman Huseynov. The hearing was attended by mass media representatives, socio-political figures, and representatives of civil society, international organisations and diplomatic corps. Due to the smallness of the courtroom, many of those wishing to attend had to wait outside. Mehman himself was also
> Mehman Huseynov: Freedom of speech costs too much in Azerbaijan; > Elchin Sadigov: If Mehman’s health worsened after being brought to the police office, then it is the state’s duty to prove this fact of torture; > Shahla Humbatova: Another reason for the reprisals against Mehman is the fact that he is the chairman of the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). On 11 April, Baku Court of Appeal held a hearing on the appeal