Tag archive of Ilgar Mammadov

REAL Chairman Ilgar Mammadov Appeals to Supreme Court

Ilgar Mammadov, the jailed chairman of the opposition Republican Alternative (REAL) Movement, has filed an appeal with Supreme Court against Shaki Appeal Court’s decision of April 29, 2016 against him, Ilgar Mammadov’s wife Vafa Mammadova said. Journalist Tofig Yagublu and REAL Movement chairman Ilgar Mammadov were arrested on February 4, 2013, in the wake of the protests that swept Azerbaijan's north-western city Ismayilli on January 23, 2013

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Co-Rapporteurs Meets with Jailed REAL Chairman Ilgar Mammadov

Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, co-rapporteurs of the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have met with the opposition Republican Alternative (REAL) Movement’s jailed leader Ilgar Mammadov in Prison #2, REAL Movement reports. According to REAL, although at the meeting Ilgar Mammadov expressed his dissatisfaction with the co-rapporteurs’ approach to the issue of political prisoners, he wished

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Council of Europe Committee of Ministers Demands Immediate Release of Ilgar Mammadov

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has renewed its call on the Azerbaijani government to immediately release the jailed REAL Movement chairman Ilgar Mammadov. This demand was put forward in the European Human Rights Court’s (ECtHR) Resolution #144 on execution of the judgments related to Azerbaijan. The resolution reads that Article 46 of the European Convention grants an exclusive right to the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers

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Ilgar Mammadov’s Complaint Against Central Election Commission Rejected

Baku Court of Appeal, chaired by Judge Vidadi Mammadov, held a hearing on the opposition Republican Alternative Movement (REAL) chairman Ilgar Mammadov’s complaint against the Central Election Commission (CEC). Ilgar Mammadov had presented his documents for participation in the repeat parliamentary election to be held in Agdash election constituency #90, and on May 03, 2016, Agdash constituency election commission #90 presented signature sheets

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Central Election Commission Says Opposition Movement Chairman Ilgar Mammadov Is Ineligible to Participate in Elections

Central Election Commission Says Opposition Movement Chairman Ilgar Mammadov Is Ineligible to Participate in ElectionsMay 5, 2016The imprisoned chairman of the Republican Alternative Movement (REAL), Ilgar Mammadov, submitted documents for his candidacy in the repeat parliamentary election in Agdash election constituency #90. On May 03 2016, Agdash constituency election commission #90 gave signature sheets to Ilgar Mammadov’s authorized representative.However,

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Election Commission Accepts Jailed Opposition Movement Chairman Ilgar Mammadov’s Documents for Parliamentary Candidacy

 The jailed leader of the opposition Republican Alternative Movement (ReAl), Ilgar Mammadov intends to participate in the mew election in Agdash election constituency #90. The ReAl leader’s documents have already been presented to and accepted by the Election Commission, ReAl Movement’s executive secretary Natig Jafarli told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). The national elections to the Milli Majlis (Parliament)

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Shaki Appeal Court Does Not Release Ilgar Mammadov

Shaki Court of Appeal, chaired by the judge Humbat Salimov, rejected REAL chairman Ilgar Mammadov and journalist Tofig Yagublu’s appeal against Shaki Grave Crimes Court’s judgment of March 17, 2014. Ilgar Mammadov is in jail, while Tofig Yagublu, although released under the president’s pardon decree of March 17, 2016, was seeking acquittal. The court upheld the judgment in respect of both appellants. By Shaki Grave Crimes Court’s judgment

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Ilgar Mammadov assaulted in jail

  REAL Movement leader Ilgar Mammadov has been physically assaulted in Prison #2, where he is serving his sentence, reported his lawyer Javad Javadov after meeting with his client on 19 October.   Mammadov told his lawyer that after meeting with his other lawyer Fuad Agayev on 16 October, he was called to the administrative building, where the offices of the prison management located. He received blows to the chest and the head, delivered

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Lawyer meets with Ilgar Mammadov and Intigam Aliyev in jail

  Lawyer meets with Ilgar Mammadov and Intigam Aliyev in jail     Lawyer Javad Javadov met with jailed REAL Movement leader Ilgar Mammadov in Prison #2 on 19 September and with jailed human rights lawyer Intigam Aliyev in Prison #6 on 23 September. The lawyer says that he has appealed to the Penitentiary Service Chief Madat Guliyev, the Ombudswoman and the Ministry of Justice regarding Ilgar Mammadov’s phone access. According to

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Journalists told Ilgar Mammadov was in punishment cell

 On 15 August, a group of journalists gathered outside Prison #2, to meet with the jailed chairman of the opposition REAL Movement, Ilgar Mammadov. They applied to prison management to get information about Mammadov. They were told that it was lunch time and the information would be given afterwards.   According to journalist Aynur Imranova, there had been several reports of political prisoners facing problems in Prison #2. (more…)

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