Daily Archives: Thursday April 20th, 2017

IRFS Chairman, blogger Mehman Huseynov, who has recently been sentenced to two years in jail, has been transferred to Prison #14 of the Penitentiary Service of the Ministry of Justice, as reported by lawyer Elchin Sadigov. Common-regime prison #14 is located far from Baku, in Gizildash settlement of Garadag district. The prison is infamous for protest actions stemming from the cases of torture. There is currently no other political prisoner except
New rules are being established in the Internal Regulations of Milli Meclis (Parliament) providing for the dissolution of Milli Meclis. In this regard, a new Article 22-1 (dissolution of parliament) is being proposed to the Internal Regulations. (more…)
> According to the amendment, a meeting of the session of Milli Meclis (Parliament) can be held behind closed doors if so required by 83 MPs or at the suggestion of the President of Azerbaijan Republic. Rules for conducting closed parliamentary sessions are being defined in the amendments to be introduced to the Internal Regulations of Milli Meclis. The new proposed wording of Article 3 is as follows: “In line with Part IV of Article 88 of the
A CALL FOR LAUNCHING EXTERNAL, INDEPENDENT, AND IMPARTIAL INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION AND OTHER VIOLATIONS OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY CODE OF CONDUCT IN CONNECTION WITH ITS WORK ON AZERBAIJAN (more…)