Tag archive of Rauf Mirkadirov

Court of Appeal Rejects Motions in Journalist Rauf Mirgadirov’s Case Summary: Hearing 1 (February 18, 2016)

Court of Appeal Rejects Motions in Journalist Rauf Mirgadirov’s Case   Summary: Hearing 1 (February 18, 2016)   Ø  The defendant's lawyer, Fuad Agayev, filed a motion to replace Rauf Mirgadirov’s pretrial detention with house arrest, but this was denied by the court; Ø  The lawyer's next motion asked for discontinuation of the criminal proceedings against Rauf Mirgadirov. This motion was also dismissed; Ø  Fuad Agayev

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Rauf Mirgadirov's detention term extended again

  Summary: First Hearing (September 4)   ·      The objection by Rauf Mirgadirov’s lawyer to the judge was considered and accepted; ·      The case was heard by Nasimi District Court judge Azer Pashayev; ·      Rauf Mirgadirov’s detention period was extended.   On September 4, Nasimi District Court considered the extension of the pretrial detention

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Imprisoned journalist Rauf Mirkadirov brough to court in handcuffs to testify in Yunus trial

    Imprisoned journalist Rauf Mirkadirov brough to court in handcuffs to testify in   Yunus trial     Summary: 4th hearing (04 August)    During proceedings, Arif Yunus suffered a serious hypertensive crisis; however the hearing was continued. During the hearing, Arif Yunus had been sitting in a glass cage, holding his head between his hands.   The prosecution called its third witness, journalist Rauf

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