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Court Denies Alayif Hasanov’s Lawsuit against Bar Association

Baku Administrative Economic Court #1, chaired by Judge Elchin Mammadov, held a hearing on Alayif Hasanov’s lawsuit against Bar Association, requesting the annulment of the decision dated July 3, 2015 on his disbarment and termination of his lawyer activity. Bar Association Presidium made the decision to disbar Alayif Hasanov citing the court verdict on his conviction. The verdict in question was delivered based on the lawsuit of Nuriyya Huseynova,

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Disbarred Lawyer’s Lawsuit against Bar Association Deemed Inadmissible

Summary: Hearing 2  Plaintiff Muzaffar Bakhishov’s representative Samad Rahimli told the court that the lawsuit needed to be heard by an administrative-economic court, as the Bar Association was exercising public authority over the disciplinary proceedings of lawyers;  Bar Association representative Shahmar Mammadov said that Bar was not a state body and asked the court to consider the lawsuit inadmissible;  The presiding judge ruled that

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Second Hearing Held in Former Lawyer Alayif Hasanov’s Lawsuit Against Bar Association

Summary: Hearing 2  At the hearing, Bar Association’s representative Altay Muradov commented on plaintiff Alayif Hasanov’s motion requesting that Bar Association Presidium provide the court with the protocol of the meeting on terminating his lawyer activity, the meeting’s verbatim transcript, a copy of the decision and documents on other lawyers with criminal records. Muradov said that no separate decision had been drawn up on the termination

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Court Grants Lawyer Muzaffar Bakhishov’s Motion for Stay of Proceedings

Summary: Hearing 3  Muzaffar Bakhishov was a practicing lawyer until his disbarment by the decision of the Bar Association Presidium on April 1, 2016. Supreme Court judge Tatyana Goldman had complained to the Bar Association against Muzaffar Bakhishov over the latter’s comments about Supreme Court chairman Ramiz Rzayev in a media interview. As a lawyer, Muzaffar Bakhishov defended the rights of a number of political prisoners. The Bar Association

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Court Grants Lawyer Muzaffar Bakhishov’s Motion for Stay of Proceedings

Summary: Hearing 3  Muzaffar Bakhishov was a practicing lawyer until his disbarment by the decision of the Bar Association Presidium on April 1, 2016. Supreme Court judge Tatyana Goldman had complained to the Bar Association against Muzaffar Bakhishov over the latter’s comments about Supreme Court chairman Ramiz Rzayev in a media interview. As a lawyer, Muzaffar Bakhishov defended the rights of a number of political prisoners. The Bar Association

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Bar Association Litigation Against Lawyer Continues

Summary: Hearing 2  Muzaffar Bakhishov was a practicing lawyer until his disbarment by the decision of the Bar Association Presidium on April 1, 2016. Supreme Court judge Tatyana Goldman had complained to the Bar Association against Muzaffar Bakhishov over the latter’s comments about Supreme Court chairman Ramiz Rzayev in a media interview. As a lawyer, Muzaffar Bakhishov defended the rights of a number of political prisoners. The Bar Association

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Court Proceedings on Lawyer Muzaffar Bakhishov’s Disbarment Kick Off

Summary: Hearing 1  Muzaffar Bakhishov was a practicing lawyer until his disbarment by the decision of the Bar Association Presidium on April 1, 2016. Supreme Court judge Tatyana Goldman had complained to the Bar Association against Muzaffar Bakhishov over the latter’s comments about Supreme Court chairman Ramiz Rzayev in a media interview. As a lawyer, Muzaffar Bakhishov defended the rights of a number of political prisoners. The Bar Association

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Lawyer Denied Meeting with Arrested Theologian Taleh Bagirzade

Lawyer Elchin Sadigov’s request for a meeting with Muslim Union Movement director Taleh Bagirzade, who is held in Baku Detention Facility, has been turned down, Sadigov told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Taleh Bagirzade was arrested in an operation conducted by law enforcement officers in Nardaran settlement of Baku on November 26, 2015. According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, 58 people were arrested in

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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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Complaint to Be Filed with Bar Association against Lawyer Defending Political Prisoners

Narimanov District Court, under the judge Turgay Huseynov, continued the hearing on the hooliganism case against Mammad Ibrahim, the advisor to the chairman of Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP). Mammad Ibrahim was arrested on September 30, 2015, in a criminal case launched on the basis of the complaint made by former APFP member Mikayil Guliyev. He was first charged under article 221.1 (hooliganism) of the Criminal Code. (more…)

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