Human rights

January 19, 2020 11:34

  • HRW claims restrictions to fundamental freedoms in Azerbaijan

    In 2019, the Azerbaijan's authorities continued to maintain rigid control, severely curtailing freedoms of association, expression, and assembly. Some of the persons sentenced on politically motivated charges remained in prisons, and the persecution of critics of the authorities continued, the international human rights organization "Human Rights Watch" (HRW) states in its report.

January 18, 2020 18:06

  • "Girchi" Party leader refuses to pay fine for participating in picket in Tbilisi

    In Tbilisi, the court imposed a fine on Zurab Djaparidze for participating in a protest action held by supporters of a change in the electoral system. The fine was imposed two months after the protest action had taken place. Zurab Djaparidze accused law enforcers of falsifying materials on his alleged failure to obey to the police. The activist claimed he would not pay a fine.

January 18, 2020 17:10

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January 18, 2020 07:20

  • Baku police help Ismailova to return her passport

    After escaping from her relatives in Baku, the Russian citizen, Sevgiya Ismailova, is in a shelter of one of the NGOs. On January 17, her relatives, in the presence of policemen, returned Ismailova's documents; she is preparing to return to Russia.

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