Tag archive of travel ban

Court Denies Journalist’s Appeal against Travel Ban

Nasimi district Court, chaired by Judge Shalala Hasanova, heard journalist Sevinj Vagifgizi’s appeal against the international travel restrictions imposed on her on September 20, 2015. The journalist links the ban to the criminal case launched against Meydan TV. Speaking about the closed hearing on the journalist’s appeal, journalist’s lawyer Shahla Humbatova said Judge Shalala Hasanova dismissed the appeal by saying that it did not qualify

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NGO Leader Asabali Mustafayev Banned from Leaving Country

Summary: Hearing 1  Ilyas Mammadov, representative of the Tax Department, made a brief speech. He noted that the tax penalty calculated for Democracy and Human Rights Resource Center headed by Asabali Mustafayev had not been paid, and on that ground he requested that Mustafayev be banned from leaving the country;  Asabali Mustafayev replied that he had already been banned from leaving the country at the request of the Prosecutor General’s

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Human Rights Defender Intigam Aliyev Allowed to Leave Country

Sumgayit Regional Court has granted human rights defender Intigam Aliyev permission to travel abroad for a period of 10 days, the human rights defender’s son Najmin Kamil told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Intigam Aliyev was arrested in 2014. He was convicted on charges of tax evasion, misappropriation, illegal business, abuse of office and forgery and was sentenced to 7.5 years in jail by Baku Grave Crimes Court on

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Travel Ban against Journalist Lifted

The travel ban prohibiting journalist Aynur Imranova from leaving the country has been lifted. Aynur Imranova has been  barred from leaving the country since November 2014. The Serious Crimes Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General's Office launched a criminal case to investigate the activities of local and international NGOs on April 22, 2014. The prosecution question  journalists, lawyers, accountants and others cooperating

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