Tag archive of Taleh Bagirzade

Trial Underway for Taleh Bagirzade and Others Arrested over Nardaran Incidents

Summary: Hearing 2 (July 22)  At the hearing, the accused persons turned their faces to the wall inside the courtroom cage where they were held. Asked by judge why they were doing so, they replied it was a response to the refusal to grant National Council chairman Jamil Hasanli and APFP chairman Ali Karimli access to the courtroom. They ceased this protest and turned to face the court when Jamil Hasanli and Ali Karimli entered the courtroom; 

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Taleh Bagirzade and Others Stand Trial over Nardaran Incidents

Summary: Hearing 1  The preliminary hearing held in Baku Grave Crimes Court started with verification of the personal information of the accused persons;  At the hearing, defendant Shamil Abdulaliyev’s lawyer Dilara Valiyeva filed a motion to release her client under house arrest;  During the court session, Muslim Union Movement’s chairman Taleh Bagirzade said he wanted to lodge two motions. First, he requested that Fuad Gahramanli be

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Taleh Bagirzade’s Deputy Severely Tortured

Elchin Gasimov, deputy chairman of Muslim Union Movement, was subjected to brutal torture at the time of his arrest, Elchin Gasimov’s lawyer Elchin Gambarov said. “From Muslim Union Movement, Elchin Gasimov was first to be arrested. After his arrest, Nardaran incidents occurred and Muslim Union Movement’s chairman Taleh Bagirzade and others were arrested. During first days after his arrest, Elchin Gasimov was held in Sabunchu District Police

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Arrested Theologian Taleh Bagirzade Denied Meeting with His Family Members

Taleh Bagirzade, the head of the Muslim Union Movement who is held in Baku Detention Center, was denied a meeting with his family, Taleh Bagirzade’s lawyer Javad Javadov told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Taleh Bagirzade was arrested in an operation conducted by law enforcement officers in Nardaran settlement of Baku on November 26, 2015. According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, 58 people were arrested in connection

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Court Turns Down Theologian Taleh Bagirzade’s Appeal

Baku Court of Appeal, chaired by judge Faig Gasimov, heard the appeal filed by Taleh Bagirzade, the arrested chairman of the Muslim Union Movement. The appeal was rejected at the hearing held behind closed doors. The appeal had been filed against Nasimi District Court’s decision of May 11, 2016, which denied the request to release Taleh Bagirzade under house arrest. Taleh Bagirzade was arrested in an operation conducted by law enforcement officers

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Theologian Taleh Bagirzade Denied Release under House Arrest

 Nasimi District Court, chaired by Judge Shalala Hasanova, held a closed hearing to consider the motion to substitute the measure of detention on remand selected against Muslim Union Movement Chairman Taleh Bagirzade with house arrest, the defendant’s lawyer Elchin Sadigov told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS).   Taleh Bagirzade was arrested in an operation conducted by law enforcement officers in Baku’s

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Lawyer Denied Meeting with Arrested Theologian Taleh Bagirzade

Lawyer Elchin Sadigov’s request for a meeting with Muslim Union Movement director Taleh Bagirzade, who is held in Baku Detention Facility, has been turned down, Sadigov told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Taleh Bagirzade was arrested in an operation conducted by law enforcement officers in Nardaran settlement of Baku on November 26, 2015. According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, 58 people were arrested in

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Charges Toughened Against Theologian Taleh Bagirzade’s Deputy

Eleven more charges have been added to the criminal case launched against Elchin Gasimov, the deputy chairman of the Muslim Union Movement, Gasimov’s lawyer Elnur Nabiyev has told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety.According to the lawyer, the news charges against Elchin Gasimov have been brought under Articles 214.2.1 (terrorism, committed on preliminary arrangement by a group of persons, an organized group or a criminal community

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Two More Supporters of Theologian Taleh Bagirzade Arrested

Law enforcement agencies have carried out an operation in Lankaran city, according to a joint statement issued by the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs.According to the statement, as a result of the operational search actions carried out, the law enforcers arrested Lankaran residents Gismat Isayev and Vugar Ismayilov, who had been spreading separatist ideas on national and religious grounds among people and calling

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Court Postpones Taleh Bagirzade’s Appeal Hearing Seeking Remedy for Rights Violation during his Arrest

Nasimi District Court, under judge Babek Panahov, postponed the hearing of the complaint filed by the Chairman of the Muslim Union Movement Taleh Bagirzade. In his complaint, Bagirzade stated that he had been subjected to torture while in custody; was denied a meeting with his lawyer, was kept in the custody of the Interior Ministry's Main Organized Crime Department (MOCD) for more than 24 hours; and that his rights under the Law on Ensuring the

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