Tag archive of Taleh Bagirzade

Theologian Taleh Bagirzade Reports Torture

Javad Javadov, the lawyer for the head of the Muslim Union Movement Taleh Bagirzade has spoken out about his client’s arrest and subjection to torture. Taleh Bagirzade was arrested in a police operation in the Nardaran settlement of Baku on November 26, 2015. According to the Prosecutor General's Office, 58 people have been arrested in connection with the Nardaran events. The Serious Crimes Investigation Department under the Prosecutor General’s

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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

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Special operation over Nardaran

Today (December 23), the Interior Ministry's Criminal Investigation Department, the Quick Police Regiment, the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime and officers of Sabunchu District Police Department carried out another joint operation in Nardaran village. According to Sabunchu District Police Department, the operation is still underway.   During the operation, two 16-caliber cartridges and one hunting knife was found in the basement

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Nardaran event: Wide-scale violations of constitutional rights

  The main topic of public discussion is the events that took place in the Nardaran settlement last month, namely the police operation on November 26 which led to violent clashes, ending with the death of two police officers and four civilians. People set up barricades in Nardaran. Electricity and water supplies to the settlement have been suspended, and telephone lines were cut. Law enforcement agencies claim that Muslim Union Movement leader

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