Tag archive of House Arrest

Theologian Taleh Bagirzade Denied Release under House Arrest

 Nasimi District Court, chaired by Judge Shalala Hasanova, held a closed hearing to consider the motion to substitute the measure of detention on remand selected against Muslim Union Movement Chairman Taleh Bagirzade with house arrest, the defendant’s lawyer Elchin Sadigov told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS).   Taleh Bagirzade was arrested in an operation conducted by law enforcement officers in Baku’s

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Poet Saday Shakarli Denied Released under House Arrest January 29, 2016

 Binagadi District Court, chaired by judge Rashad Aliyev, denied the motion to replace the pretrial detention of poet Saday Shakarli with house arrest. Saday Shakarli was arrested in December 2015, on charges of extorting large amount of property.   "Saday Shakarli suffers from medical conditions and is a well-known public figure. I hoped that the court would replace his pretrial detention with house arrest, but the court did not grant

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