Tag archive of “Yeni Müsavat” qəzeti

Council member of Musavat Party summoned to police office over his article

According to www.musavat.com, Council member of the Musavat party Jahangir Amirkhanli, was summoned to the police office on February 24, over his article titled "Ganja - beautiful land, poor town ..." (published in February 23 issue of Yeni Musavat newspaper), in which he criticized the city administration, in particular mayor Elmar Veliyev. (more…)

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Statement: Government must immediately release journalist Tofig Yagublu

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) strongly condemns the Appeals Court decision to uphold the pre-trial detention of Yeni Musavat newspaper columnist Tofig Yagublu and calls for the withdrawal of the trumped-up charged brought against him. Tofig Yagublu, the Yeni Musavat newspaper columnist, was sentenced to two months in pre-trial detention after being charged with ‘public order offence’ and ‘resisting representatives

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Ilgar Mammadov and Tofig Yagublu to remain in pretrial detention

On February 8th the Baku Appeals Court, chaired by Judge Mirzali Abbasov, heard the appeal filed by Yeni Musavat newspaper columnist Tofig Yagublu against the February 4th decision of Nasimi District Court to sentence him to pretrial detention. The judge upheld the original decision. (more…)

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Statement: Ahead of Presidential Elections, Crackdown on Media and Activists Continues

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) strongly condemns the two months pre-trial detention of Yeni Musavat newspaper columnist Tofig Yagublu and calls for the withdrawal of the trumped-up charged brought against him. IRFS also expresses its grave concern about increasing repression of activists and an accompanying clampdown on freedom of expression in Azerbaijan ahead of the Presidential elections due to take place in October.

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