Journalists demand accountability for the doctors who treated Rasim Aliyev

 Journalists demand accountability for the doctors who treated Rasim Aliyev   On 27 August, a group of journalists gathered in front of the Baku City Prosecutor’s office, demanding punishment of the doctors who they believed acted negligently in the death of late journalist Rasim Aliyev, the Chairman and board member of the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety who was beaten severely on 8 August and died the following day in hospital. The participants of the gathering held up Rasim Aliyev’s photo, chanting “Punish the doctors who...

NGO crackdown continues—yet another NGO searched

      On May 13, a search was conducted in the office of the Economic Research Center (ERC) by the Serious Crimes Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General’s Office, reported ERC Chairman Gubad Ibadoglu, who is currently in the US.   According to him, during the three-hour search, all the computers and accounting documents of the ERC, the Coalition of Public Unions for Increasing Transparency in Extractive Industries and the National Budget Group were seized.   “I believe that the investigation of the criminal case opened against NGOs last April has...
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