Daily Archives: Wednesday July 26th, 2017

Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS) strongly condemns the Azerbaijani authorities for the politically-motivated verdict issued against Azadliq (Freedom) newspaper executive director Faig Amirli. The organisation calls on the authorities to immediately release Amirli and stop harassment of the Azadliq newspaper and its staff. (more…)
The Supreme Court heard satirical poet Tofig Hasanli's cassation appeal at a hearing chaired by Judge Imran Hajigayibov. According to the poet's lawyers, the appeal was not granted. Hasanli was also attending the court session, where he sought the annulment of the lower courts' judgment and his acquittal. (more…)