Tag archive of Giyas Ibrahimov

Investigation of Youth Activist Giyas Ibrahimov’s Criminal Case Completed

The preliminary investigation of arrested youth activist Giyas Ibrahimov’s criminal case has been completed, lawyer Elchin Sadigov has said. According to the lawyer, the case file will be submitted to Baku Grave Crimes Court next week. Background: Opposition NIDA civic movement members, final-year students of Azerbaijan Slavic University, Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram Mammadov were arrested on drug charges on 10 May 2016. Both youths have claimed

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Arrested Youth Activist Barred from Meeting with His Family

Giyas Ibrahimov, who is held in Baku Detention Facility, is not allowed to meet with his mother, youth activist’s mother Shura Amiraslanova told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Youth activist Giyas Ibrahimov wrote “Happy Slave Holiday” and “fuck the system” on the late Azerbaijani president Heydar Aliyev’s statue facing the Central Bank near the 28-May metro station, and Bayram Mammadov took a photo of the slogans

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Lawyer Says No Progress in Investigation in Arrested Youth Activists’ Case

Elchin Sadigov, the lawyer of the arrested youth activists Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram Mammadov, says the investigation of the youth activists’ case is not moving forward. Youth activist Giyas Ibrahimov wrote “Happy Slave Holiday” and “fuck the system” on the late Azerbaijani president Heydar Aliyev’s statue facing the Central Bank near the 28-May metro station, and Bayram Mammadov took a photo of the slogans on the statue. The photo of

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Court of Appeal Refuses to Release Youth Activists on Bail or House Arrest

Baku Appeal Court heard appeals filed against Khatai District Court’s decision refusing to replace the measure of pretrial detention with house arrest or bail for youth activists Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram Mammadov. The youth activists attended the hearing which was held behind closed doors, their lawyer Elchin Sadigov told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Opposition NIDA Civic Movement members Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram

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Arrested Youth Activist Denied Meeting with His Mother

Shura Amiraslanova, mother of the arrested youth activist Giyas Ibrahimov, went to Baku Detention Center to meet with her son but the meeting was not allowed, as she told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Giyas Ibrahimov, member of the opposition NIDA Civic Movement, was arrested on May 10, 2016, along with another member, Bayram Mammadov. The two activists were charged under Articles 234.4.1 (illegal manufacturing, purchase,

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Lawyer Says Drugs Were Planted on Youths and Their Homes by Policemen

Lawyer Elchin Sadigov has filed motions with Murad Guliyev, the investigator of the Investigation and Inquiry Department of Baku City Main Police Office investigating youth activist Giyas Ibrahimov’s case, and investigator Habib Habibli, who is investigating Bayram Mammadov’s case, Elchin Sadigov told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Youth activist Giyas Ibrahimov wrote “Happy Slave Holiday” and “fuck the system”

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Ombudsman’s Office Says Youths Not Tortured

Members of the National Preventive Group against Torture under Azerbaijan's Ombudsman have visited youth activists Bayram Mammadov and Giyas Ibrahimov at Baku Detention Center, the Ombudsman’s Office said. Opposition NIDA Civic Movement members Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram Mammadov were arrested on May 10, 2016. Both activists are charged were charged under Articles 234.4.1 (illegal manufacturing, purchase, storage, transportation, transfer or selling

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Human Rights Defenders: “Nothing Can Justify Torture!”

Former political prisoners Intigam Aliyev, Anar Mammadli, Rasul Jafarov, Tofig Yagublu, Rashadat Akhundov, Yadigar Sadigov, Bashir Suleymanli, Zaur Gurbanli, Uzeyir Mammadli, Mammad Azizov and Omar Mammadov have appealed to state authorities demanding an investigation into the facts of torture of youth activists Bayram Mammadov and Giyas Ibrahimov. Intigam Aliyev, Bashir Suleymanli, Anar Mammadli and Rasul Jafarov are human rights defenders, Tofig

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Court of Appeal Keeps Youth Activists Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram Mammadov on Remand

Baku Court of Appeal heard the appellate complaint requesting annulment of Khatai District Court’s decision of May 12, 2016 ordering pretrial detention of NIDA members Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram Mammadov, the youth activists’ defense counsel Elchin Sadigov told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Youth activist Giyas Ibrahimov wrote “Happy Slave Holiday” and “fuck the system” on the late Azerbaijani president Heydar

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