Tag archive of Azerbaijan Popular Front Party

Youth activist sentenced to 6 years in jail; calls it “victory over dictator”

  Youth activist sentenced to 6 years in jail; calls it “victory over dictator”   On June 1, Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP) activist Elvin Abdullayev was sentenced to 6 years in prison by the Baku Grave Crimes Court.    Elvin Abdullayev stated in court that he does not accept the charges and believes them to be politically motivated.     “This is not my final word. The final word belongs to God. (more…)

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Prosecutor requests a 7-year jail sentence for youth activist

 On May 25, the trial of Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP) youth activist Elvin Abdullayev continued in the Baku Grave Crimes Court.   At today’s hearing, the prosecutor requested a 7-year prison sentence for Abdullayev. Abdullayev’s lawyer said that at the next hearing, he will demand an acquittal.     Elvin Abdullayev was arrested in January 2015, charged under article 234. (more…)

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