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Khadija Ismayil Comments on Political Developments as Prison Authorities Restrict Communication with Lawyers

 On January 8, lawyers Fariz Namazli and Yalchin Imanov met with investigative journalist Khadija Ismayil in Prison #4, reported Namazli.   Namazli quoted the journalist as saying that addressing human rights and political prisoners should be laid down as a condition in the upcoming meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Barack Obama in Washington, DC.   "Doesn't it seem ironic to the international community that such serious discussions

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Nardaran Case: Theologian Reports Torture in Detention as Chairman of Elders Council is Arrested

Azerbaijani theologian Taleh Bagirzade, head of the Movement for Muslim Unity, has been tortured while being held at the Main Organized Crime Department, reported his lawyer Javad Javadov on January 7.   “I went to the Main Organized Crime Department on 29 December 2015, where I was formally presented to Taleh Bagirzade as his defense counsel. Although I did not have a chance to speak to Taleh Bagirzade in private, we had a brief conversation.

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