Tag archive of Blogger

European Court Starts Communication on Case of Jailed Blogger Abdul Abilov

Communications have begun regarding the lawsuit submitted to the European Court of Human Rights by jailed blogger Abdul Abilov, the blogger’s lawyer Fariz Namazli told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS).Abdul Abilov was arrested on November 22, 2013 and charged with illegal possession, storage, and manufacturing or sale of drugs, which carries a prison sentence of up to twelve years.  He was sentenced to 5.5 years in

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Popular Video Blogger Arrested, Sentenced to 15 days Administrative Detention

Popular video blogger Huseyn Azizoglu was arrested on January 8, reported his mother on January 11.   According to the blogger’s mother, he has been charged with hooliganism and sentenced to 15 days of administrative detention.   Huseyn Azizoglu  is active on Facebook, and his most recent videos were about the police. It is likely that the journalist has been arrested for these posts. (more…)

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