Tag archive of Ogtay Gulaliyev

Human Rights Defender Ogtay Gulaliyev Prohibited from Leaving Country

Human rights defender, “Azerbaijan without Political Prisoners” Public Alliance coordinator Ogtay Gulaliyev has been banned from leaving the country, Ogtay Gulaliyev told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). According to Gulaliyev, he was taken to Police Office #37 after applying to ASAN Service for international passport on June 23. While at ASAN Service, Gulaliyev was told that he was wanted by Sabirabad Regional Police

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Another Human Rights Defender Receives Warning from Prosecutor General

On January 6, the coordinator of the “Azerbaijan Without Political Prisoners” organization and National Council member Ogtay Gulaliyev received a formal warning from the Prosecutor General’s Office.   According to Gulaliyev, he spent two hours at the Prosecutor General’s Office and was released after being warned.   “They told me that the reason for the summons was the article I had written: “A pardon decree that is not worth

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Pressure on human rights defender’s family continues

    On November 28, Ogtay Gulaliyev, the coordinator of the “Azerbaijan without Political Prisoners” Alliance and a member of the National Council of Democratic Forces, and his two sons went to Baku City Main Police Department based on a summons.   According to Gulaliyev, they were summoned in connection with a complaint by his female neighbor.   “The woman living first claimed that my sons had beaten her son. But she rescinded

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Human rights defender Taleh Khasmammadov sentenced to three years in jail

 On July 22, Goychay Regional Court sentenced human rights defender Taleh Khasmammadov to three years in jail.   Ogtay Gulaliyev, the chairman of the social committee to defend the rights of Taleh Khasmammadov, declared the court decision politically motivated and said that the committee will appeal the verdict.   Background: Taleh Khasmammadov, a human rights activist, blogger, and chairman of the Right and Law 2010 LLC, was arrested

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