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March 08, 2019 12:59

  • Azerbaijani authorities ignore ECtHR's decision on Annagi Gadjibeili's complaint

    Annagi Gadjibeili, the head of the Azerbaijan Bar Association, is still under the ban on leaving the country, although the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has found the ban to be a violation of his right to the freedom of travel. Mr Gadjibeili said that he could get the needed high quality treatment only abroad, as he was loosing his vision capacity.

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  • Screenshot of the photo of Akhmed Israfilov's detention https://www.instagram.com/p/BuqntdfFFTl/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link "AniDag" festival organizers refrain from claims to Israfilov

    Akhmed Israfilov, detained within the case of the disruption of the anime festival and a concert of Yegor Kreed in Makhachkala, was released under recognizance not to leave, a source has reported. The festival organizers refuse to treat Israfilov as the main culprit in disrupting the event.

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  • Buses in Yerevan. Photo by the press service of the Yerevan City Mayoralty official site of Yerevan municipality In Yerevan, bus drivers stop their strike

    The chief of the Transport Department at the Yerevan City Mayoralty convinced drivers on strike to return to the routes. The drivers who are not satisfied with the new working conditions may quit, states the Vice-Mayor of the Armenian capital.

March 07, 2019 23:55

  • A police car. Photo: REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili Azerbaijani activist arrested for 15 days

    A court decided to arrest Nidjat Abdullazade, an activist of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), under the article on failure to obey to the police. PFPA members treat the charge as politically motivated.

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  • Pyotr Zaikin, an advocate, and Oyub Titiev (on the right). Photo by Patimat Makhmudova for the "Caucasian Knot" Titiev's case results in closure of "Memorial" office in Chechnya

    The court running the case of Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", is frankly supporting the prosecution; however, the defence hopes for his release after sentencing, his advocates have stated. After Titiev's and the pressure on his colleagues, the office of the HRC "Memorial" in Chechnya was closed, Oleg Orlov, the head of the "Hot Spots" programme at the HRC, has stated.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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