Monthly Archives: December 2017

Balakan District Court continued the proceedings on journalist Afgan Mukhtarli's case with witness testimonies. Three witnesses were questioned at the hearing. (more…)
Baku Administrative Economic Court #1, chaired by Judge Aygun Abdullayeva, heard website editor-in-chief Namig Jafarli's lawsuit against the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies (MTCHT). (more…)
Das Institut für die Freiheit und Sicherheit von Reportern (IRFS) missbilligt aserbaidschanische Machthaber für politisch motivierte Gerichtsentscheidungen gegen prominente Internet-Kritiker von Aserbaidschan, es handelt sich um beliebten Antikorruption-Blogger Mehman Huseynov, den Vorsitzenden der Internet-TV Aziz Orujov und um deren sofortige Entlassung. (more…)
Sahib Teymurov, the exiled head of the Care for Children's Homes NGO, has reported on his Facebook account that due to his Facebook comments his brother has been arrested on charges of drug trafficking. (more…)
L'Institut pour la Liberté et la Sécurité des Reporters (ILSR) blâme les autorités azerbaïdjanaises pour les jugements politiquement motivés rendus aux principaux opposants critiques en ligne azerbaïdjanais. Ce sont le populaire blogueur anti-corruption Mehman Huseynov et le directeur de la télévision internet Kanal13 Aziz Orujov. L'organisation exige leur libération immédiate et inconditionnelle. (more…)
Институт Свободы и Безопасности Репортеров (ИСБР) осуждает власти Азербайджана за политически мотивированные судебные приговоры ведущим интернет критикам Азербайджана - популярному антикоррупционному блогеру Мехману Гусейнову и главе интернет
The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) condemns the Azerbaijani authorities for politically motivated judgments handed down to leading Azerbaijani online critics, popular anti-corruption blogger Mehman Huseynov and head of Kanal13 internet television Aziz Orujov. The organisation demands their immediate and unconditional release. On 15 December, a court in Baku sentenced Aziz Orujov, detained since 2 May, to a six-year imprisonment on
Baku Court of Appeal held a hearing on the complaint regarding the blocking of some websites critical of the Azerbaijani government. Judge Abdin Huseynov presided over the hearing. (more…)
"Khural" newspaper editor-in-chief Avaz Zeynalli has been fined 200 AZN by Binagadi District Court. He was stopped by the police yesterday, while filming the blockage of the highway by police officers. The policemen demanded that he stop filming, but the journalist refused to comply. After that, Zeynalli was detained and taken to the 4th police office of Binagadi Police Department. He was charged for disobeying an officer under Article 535.1 of the
Access to Kanal13 internet television has been blocked in the territory of Azerbaijan. Through the illegal restriction of access to Kanal13 television's domain from the internet space of the Azerbaijan Republic, it has become impossible to visit the website using local IP addresses. (more…)