Daily Archives: Monday October 2nd, 2017

The Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS) condemns the fact that the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan has failed to release the journalist and human rights defender Mehman Huseynov, and instead referred his case the Court of Appeal. (more…)
Shirvan Court of Appeal, under the chairmanship of judge Kamil Bashirov, held a hearing on the case of freelance journalist Mahbub Zulfugarli. (more…)

Journalist Beaten Up by Police

October 2nd, 2017
Journalist Islam Shikhali was detained by the local police while covering an Ashura ceremony (commemoration of the death of Shia imam Husayn ibn Ali) in Lankaran region. According to the journalist, he was subjected to pressure. (more…)