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  • The police detains an activist. Photo: REUTERS/Aziz Karimov Verdict to journalist Anar Mamedov provokes criticism of Azerbaijan

    The case against Anar Mamedov, the editor-in-chief of the website "Criminalaz", who was subjected to a suspended sentence, should be reviewed, believes the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media. Having pardoned the sentenced activists, the Azerbaijani authorities are "freeing up places in prisons" for new political prisoners, states the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS).

March 19, 2019 20:32

  • Oyub Titiev (on the left) and Ilya Novikov, an advocate, in the court room. Screenshot of the video by the "Caucasian Knot" Chechen officials distance themselves from Oyub Titiev's sentence

    Alvi Karimov, the press secretary to the leader of Chechnya, and Djambulat Umarov, Chechen Minister for National Policy, declared the Oyub Titiev's sentence mitigated in comparison with the prosecutors' request the evidence that the Chechen leaders had not interfered in the trial. The authorities have achieved their goal: they have forced independent human rights organizations out of the region, residents of Chechnya believe.

March 19, 2019 20:28

  • Makhmud Velitov. Screenshot of the video by Gajarbaj https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr9x9X55_9A Imam Makhmud Velitov asks to transfer him to civilian hospital

    Imam Makhmud Velitov, sentenced for justifying terrorism, is hospitalized, reports the Department for the Astrakhan Region of the Federal Penitentiary Service (known as FSIN). Prison doctors are to decide whether the transfer of the prisoner to a civilian hospital is justified.

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  • Oyub Titiev and Marina Dubrovina, an advocate. Photo by the "Caucasian Knot" EU urges to release Oyub Titiev

    The sentencing of Oyub Titiev is directly connected to his human rights work, and the head of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial" office in Grozny is to be released immediately, the European Union states.

March 19, 2019 12:59

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  • Logo of the Amnesty International, screenshot of the website https://www.amnesty.org AI condemns sentence to Oyub Titiev

    The trial of Oyub Titiev, the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial", held in Chechnya, has demonstrated all the evils of the Russian justice, Mary Struthers, Director of the Amnesty International (AI) for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

March 19, 2019 07:34

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  • Arman Tatoyan, the Armenian Ombudsman, saw the man detained for a violation of the border with Azerbaijan. Photo by the press service of the the Armenian Ombudsman http://www.ombuds.am/media/pashtpann-aycelel-e-sahman-hatac-adrbejani-qaxaqacun.html Armenia agrees to meeting of wounded Azerbaijani with his family

    The National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia has expressed its readiness to ensure Alvin Ibragimov, detained at the border with Azerbaijan, to meet his relatives, guaranteeing their safety. The detainee was operated on after receiving his wound and is in satisfactory condition, Arman Tatoyan, the Armenian Ombudsman, wrote on his Facebook.

March 19, 2019 07:31

  • Brother treats sentence to Oyub Titiev as cruel

    The trial of Oyub Titiev was a great stress for the family, Yakub, a brother of the head of the Grozny office of the Human Rights Centre "Memorial", has stated. Yakub told about the pressure at the start of the trial.

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Relatives of Chechen young men shocked by secret verdict

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