Tag archive of Emin Milli

Emin Milli’s Brother-In-Law’s Motion for the House Arrest Denied

Summary: Hearing 11 (April 1) Lawyer Adil Ismayilov was not satisfied with Baku City Main Police Department’s response to the court’s inquiry and filed a verbal motion with the court to request the book with the case files registry. The motion was granted;  Lawyer Adil Ismayilov filed another verbal motion to replace the restrictive measure of pretrial detention selected against his client Nazim Agabayov with the restrictive measure of house

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Court Rejects Motions by Emin Milli’s Brother-In-Law Summary: Hearing 7 (February 15, 2016)

Court Rejects Motions by Emin Milli’s Brother-In-Law  Summary: Hearing 7 (February 15, 2016)   Ø  The court denied Adil Ismayilov's motion to interrogate investigator Shovgi Ahmadov and the chief operating officer for important cases Elshan Jahangirov as witnesses in court; Ø  The lawyer's second motion to submit a copy of the logbook from Baku City Main Police Office was similarly rejected; Ø  Adil Ismayilov filed

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Trial of Emin Milli’s Brother-in-Law Continues

  Summary: Hearing 5 (January 29)   Ø  Nazim Agabayov’s lawyer, Adil Ismayilov, filed a written motion requesting that copies of the act on taking Nazim Agabayov to the forensic examination office for drug test and back and the spectrogram that needed to be attached to the expert opinion should be presented to the court, and the forensic expert should be summoned and questioned as a witness; Ø  The judge said he would

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Witnesses Testify in Trial of Emin Milli’s Brother-in-Law

   Summary: Hearing 4 (January 21)   Ø  Naib Omarov, an employee of Baku City Main Police Office's Drug Enforcement Department, testified that he had not seen Nazim Agabayov being intimidated and that at the time of arrest, Agabayov's lawyer was called to the Baku City Main Police Office;   Ø  The Ministry of Internal Affairs said in a letter that it was technically impossible to examine the recordings from the

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Witnesses Testify in Trial of Emin Milli’s Brother-in-Law

Summary: Hearing 4 (January 21)   Ø  Naib Omarov, an employee of Baku City Main Police Office's Drug Enforcement Department, testified that he had not seen Nazim Agabayov being intimidated and that at the time of arrest, Agabayov's lawyer was called to the Baku City Main Police Office;   Ø  The Ministry of Internal Affairs said in a letter that it was technically impossible to examine the recordings from the security cameras

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Brussels Hosts Roundtable on Azerbaijan

   A roundtable event entitled “Justice Behind Bars: The Persecution of Civil Society in Azerbaijan” was hosted in Brussels to discuss the situation in Azerbaijan, with the participation of the exiled Azerbaijan activists Emin Huseynov, Gulnara Akhundova and Emin Milli, and international legal experts Kirill Koroteev and Ramute Remezaite. The event was co-hosted by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the Open Society

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Emin Milli’s brother-in-law denies charges

On December 28, Baku Grave Crimes Court, chaired by judge Afgan Hajiyev, continued the hearing on the case of Nazim Agabeyov, the brother-in-law of Meydan TV director Emin Milli. At the hearing, the public prosecutor announced the indictment. Nazim Agabeyov stands accused of obtaining and possessing six grams of heroin with the aim to resell. The judge then asked if the indictment was clear to Nazim Agabeyov. (more…)

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Meydan TV staff questioned

  On September 1, Meydan TV journalist Sevinj Vagifgizi gave a statement at the Serious Crimes Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General’s Office, following an interrogation by investigator Ramiz Allahverdiyev. According to the journalist, she was first questioned about the events that took place in Mingecehvir on August 20. “They told me that the footage shot in Mingechevir is considered an investigation secret. Then they asked

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Lawyer Adil Ismayilov issues statement on arrest of Emin Milli’s brother-in-law

 Lawyer Adil Ismayilov issues statement on arrest of Emin Milli’s brother-in-law   On July 30, lawyer Adil Ismayilov reported on the criminal case against Nazim Abagayov, the brother-in-law of Meydan TV Director Emin Milli.   “Nazim Agabayov was detained by officers of the Office for Combating Drugs of Baku City Main Police Department near the Bol Market shopping center on Mir Jalal Street in Binagady district, while he was driving

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Families of human rights defenders under attack in Azerbaijan

Families of human rights defenders under attack in Azerbaijan   The Azerbaijani regime is trying to silence human rights defenders in exile by targeting their families and loved ones – those whom they were forced to leave behind.     On 22 July, Ganimat Zahid, the Editor-in-Chief of Azadliq newspaper currently in exile in France, issued an official statement regarding the authorities’ actions against his relatives:  

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