Azerbaijan

September 15, 2019 11:43

September 15, 2019 11:06

September 14, 2019 18:33

  • Rights defenders tell Pasquier about political prisoners in Azerbaijan

    After her two-day visit to Baku, Liliane Maury Pasquier, the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) called for an open dialogue and enhanced cooperation of the Council of Europe with Azerbaijan. The PACE's position can seriously affect the solution of the problem of political prisoners, human rights defenders believe.

September 13, 2019 14:36

September 12, 2019 18:02

September 12, 2019 10:40

September 11, 2019 21:15

  • Elvin Isaev's advocate points to threat of his kidnapping

    The blogger, Elvin Isaev, has been released from the Centre for Temporary Detention of Foreign Citizens in the Leningrad Region, but his relatives fear that Isaev may be kidnapped for further extradition to Azerbaijan, said Olga Tseitlina, a lawyer at the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial".

September 11, 2019 20:53

  • Azerbaijani activist Ruslan Amirli arrested for 30 days

    A Baku court has found Ruslan Amirli, an activist of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA) guilty of petty hooliganism and disobedience to the police. Mr Amirli himself has denied all the allegations and stated that he would appeal against the judgement, his advocate has stated. PFPA leader has called Amirli's arrest "a political order."

September 11, 2019 13:59

September 11, 2019 01:27

  • 5809 Azerbaijani believers donated blood on Ashura Day

    The Azerbaijani police have ensured increased security measures in connection with mourning ceremonies held in mosques and shrines on the occasion of the Day of Ashura revered by Shiite Muslims. In places of mourning ceremonies, donor blood donations were organized.

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