Tag archive of Hearing

Journalist Rasim Aliyev’s Murder Case: Late Journalist’s Mother Testifies as a Witness in Javid Huseynov’s Trial

Summary: Hearing 4 (April 06) Defendant Javid Huseynov’s mother Khalida Hajiyeva testified as a witness and said that her son was not guilty of murdering the late journalist Rasim Aliyev; Late journalist Rasim Aliyev’s mother Teyfura Aliyeva also testified in the court stating  that Javid Huseynov and the others had tricked Rasim Aliyev into leaving the house; according to her Javid Huseynov was aware of everything; Adalat Mammadov, the

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Poet Saday Shakarli’s Trial Continues

Summary: Hearing 4 (April 6) At the hearing, the attesting witness Seymur Hasanaliyev testified that during the operation the defendant Saday Shakarli took the money out of his pocket and put it on the table; The other attesting witness Vusal Sofibeyov said that during the operation carried out by the Anti-Corruption Department Saday Shakarli took the money out of his pocket, put it on the table and said that it was a gift for the book; The presiding

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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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Trail between Arif Alishanov and Gulu Maharramli Kicks Off

 Summary: Hearing 1 (April 1) Journalist Gulu Maharramli filed a motion requesting that the private prosecutor Arif Alishanov attend the hearing; Gulu Maharramli’s lawyer Javid Rzazade also noted that Arif Alishanov should participate in the hearing; The judge granted journalist Gulu Maharramli’s motion, saying that as the case at hand concerned an individual defending his own honor and dignity, the private prosecutor Arif Alishanov needed

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Travel Ban against Journalist Lifted

The travel ban prohibiting journalist Aynur Imranova from leaving the country has been lifted. Aynur Imranova has been  barred from leaving the country since November 2014. The Serious Crimes Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General's Office launched a criminal case to investigate the activities of local and international NGOs on April 22, 2014. The prosecution question  journalists, lawyers, accountants and others cooperating

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Opposition Party’s Action against Ministry of Justice Deemed Inadmissible by Court

 Summary: Hearing 4 (March 30) The court considered the claim and found it inadmissible. Baku Administrative Economic Court #1 chaired by the judge Elchin Mammadov continued the hearing of the case initiated by the lawsuit of the opposition party Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP) and its chairman Ali Karimli’s  against the Ministry of Justice. APFP, upon holding a party congress on September 27, 2015 and electing Ali Karimli as the

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Journalist Rasim Aliyev’s Murder Case: Javid Huseynov’s Lawyer Attempts to Have the Journalist’s Mother Excluded from the Court Proceedings

Summary: Hearing 3 (March 30) Defendant Javid Huseynov’s lawyer Adam Mammadov filed a motion requesting to remove the names of Rasim Aliyev’s mother Teyfura Aliyeva and Javid Huseynov’s mother Khalida Hajiyeva from the list of witnesses. The justification was that they had participated in the previous court hearings; Javid Huseynov’s mother Khalida Hajiyeva confirmed her attendance of the previous hearings; Rasim Aliyev’s mother Teyfura

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Opposition Party Activist’s Appeal Rejected

Nakhchivan Court of Appeal considered the appeal filed by Zeynalabdin Bagirzade, an activist with the Nakhchivan branch of Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP). The information was reported by  Zeynalabdin Bagirzade’s brother , who is the  head of the APFP’s Nakhchivan branch Yashar Bagirsoy. Bagirzade was arrested on November 17, 2015. He was charged under Article 315. (more…)

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Courts Refuses to Change Measure of Detention for Poet Saday Shakarli

Summary: Hearing 2 (March 28) At the hearing, defendant Saday Shakarli’s lawyer Fakhraddin Mehdiyev filed motions to let Saday Shakarli out of the glass cage and allow him to sit beside his lawyers, to include Azerbaijan Writers’ Union chairman Anar Rzayev’s official appeal to Prosecutor General Zakir Garalov in the case file, to change the measure of detention with house arrest for Saday Shakarli, and to terminate the victim status of Ramil

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Prosecution Witnesses Questioned in Trial of Ganimat Zahid’s Relatives

 Summary: Hearing 6 (March 28) Witnesses - Rovshan Zahidov's wife Leyla Ibrahimova, Shamakhi Regional Police Department's operating officer Baba Atakishiyev and attesting witnesses Mehman Hidayetov and Seymur Adgozelov - were questioned at the hearing; Witness Leyla Ibrahimova said the drugs had been put into her husband's jacket pocket by one of those who came to search the house; Shamakhi Regional Police Department's operating officer Baba

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