Tag archive of Ilgar Mammadov

REAL chairman Ilgar Mammadov says his life is in danger

 On 14 August, jailed chairman of the opposition REAL Movement Ilgar Mammadov disseminated a statement regarding threats he received in prison. The statement reads as follows:   “During the more than two years that I have been in jail, representatives of the Penitentiary Service, despite having such authority, threatened me without any reason and ‘on behalf with instructions of the president’ that unless I write a pardon application

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Ilgar Mammadov attacked in jail

  Chairman and opposition leader for Republican Alternative (REAL) party, potential presidential candidate, director of Baku School for Political Studies, Ilgar Mammadov Ilgar Mammadov was sentenced to seven and five years in jail in March 2014, a year after his arrested on fabricated charges. While in jail, Ilgar Mammadov had been put under enormous pressure.   In May 2014, in the wake of Mammadov’s sentencing, the European

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Ilgar Mammadov placed in solitary confinement

The leader of the REAL Movement Ilgar Mammadov, who is serving sentence in Prison #2, has been put into solitary confinement for two days, reported his lawyer Fuad Agayev on May 15.     The reasons for this punishment have not been disclosed to his lawyer, who was also denied a meeting with Mammadov.   Agayev said that his purpose in meeting with Mammadov was to discuss inter alia defense tactics in relation to his Supreme Court cassation

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Statement: Government must immediately release journalist Tofig Yagublu

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) strongly condemns the Appeals Court decision to uphold the pre-trial detention of Yeni Musavat newspaper columnist Tofig Yagublu and calls for the withdrawal of the trumped-up charged brought against him. Tofig Yagublu, the Yeni Musavat newspaper columnist, was sentenced to two months in pre-trial detention after being charged with ‘public order offence’ and ‘resisting representatives

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Ilgar Mammadov and Tofig Yagublu to remain in pretrial detention

On February 8th the Baku Appeals Court, chaired by Judge Mirzali Abbasov, heard the appeal filed by Yeni Musavat newspaper columnist Tofig Yagublu against the February 4th decision of Nasimi District Court to sentence him to pretrial detention. The judge upheld the original decision. (more…)

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