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  • Court fines Azerbaijani oppositionist

    The court has released Emin Babaev, a member of the "Republican Alternative" (ReAl) Party, from custody, having fined him for disobeying police. Babaev himself denies the charges. Azer Gasymly, the Chairman of the Party's Majlis, asserts that Babaev was detained for political reasons.

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  • Rally in Baku, November 2014. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the Caucasian Knot Defence treats oppositionist's detention in Baku as unjustified

    Emin Babaev, a member of the "Republican Alternative" (ReAl) Party, was detained on charges of disobeying the police and was kept in custody for more than 24 hours, although the judge has postponed the trial and released him, said Natig Djafarli, the Secretary of the Party.

May 06, 2019 11:23

  • Monastery complex. Photo: Andrzej Wójtowicz https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30058767 Border guards of Georgia and Azerbaijan mobilized because of monastery action

    The Georgian activists, who lined up in a living chain near the "David Garedja" Monastery Complex on the border with Azerbaijan, were closely watched by border guards of the two countries. Mamuka Bakhtadze, the Georgian Prime Minister, has stated that the solution of the problems of border demarcating and disputed territories will take a lot of time.

May 06, 2019 11:11

  • Akhmed Pogorov at the rally in Magas March 26, 2019. Screenshot from video posted by Fortanga Org at YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrjj8zCPYyY Akhmed Pogorov put on the federal wanted list

    Law enforcers have announced a federal search for Akhmed Pogorov, a co-chairman of the World Congress of the Ingush People, who figures as a witness in the case of clashes at a rally in Ingushetia. Mr Pogorov could face an arrest, his advocates say.

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  • Shafag Agabalaeva, a journalist, leaves the court on May 3, 2019. Screenshot of the video https://www.facebook.com/shefeq.agacan/posts/1038020389919082 Journalist arrested in Baku goes on hunger strike

    Shafag Agabalaeva, the editor-in-chief of the website "Bakupress.az" has gone on a hunger strike after her arrest within a drug dealing case. Her supporters have suggested that she was slandered for her publications about the sale of psychotropic drugs at pharmacies. Her website had written a lot about the problem of drug addiction, human rights defenders have stated.

May 05, 2019 11:53

  • Soldier wounded in NKR

    Aganik Zoroglyan, a military serviceman, was seriously wounded by a shot from the Azerbaijani side, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) has reported.

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  • Journalists claim absence of media freedom in Azerbaijan

    Azerbaijan has problems with access to information and an extremely limited advertising market; journalists are harassed; and websites are blocked, participants of the conference in Baku have stated. They called on the authorities to ensure the freedom of local media.

May 05, 2019 11:36

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