Tag archive of Prison # 13

No Electricity Supply for Political Prisoners

Problems have emerged with the electricity supply to Prison #13 in Baku’s Garadagh district, reported journalist Tofig Yagublu’s daughter Nigar Yagublu on January 2.   Prison #13 has become home to a number of political prisoners, including journalists Tofig Yagublu and Parviz Hashimli, human rights defender Anar Mammadli, bloggers Ilkin Rustemzade and Abdul Abilov, and former health minister Ali Insanov.   According to Nigar Yagublu,

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Season Greetings from Jailed Democracy Advocate

    The lawyer, Elchin Sadigov met with his client on Tuesday (December 22) at Prison #13,  where Mammadli is currently serving a five-and-a-half-year prison term.   Speaking after the meeting, Sadigov said that the human rights defender’s gastric pains have become acuter due to improper treatment and his health has worsened.   Background: Anar Mammadli is a founding chairman of the Election Monitoring and Democracy

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