A police car. Azerbaijan. Photo https://ru.sputnik.az/azerbaijan/20151020/402422024.html

27 January 2017, 00:33

Relatives of activist Akhsan Nuruzade in Baku report his disappearance

Since January 24, the family of Akhsan Nuruzade, an activist of the "Muslim Unity" cannot establish his whereabouts. Akhsan supported Talekh Bagirzade and other defendants in the "Nardaran case" and disappeared on the eve of the announcement of the court verdict.

According to his relatives, he attended all the sessions on the "Nardaran case". Mainly, he stood in the street, among the group of public support, the advocate Yalchin Imanov told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

On the eve of sentencing on the "Nardaran case", two other active Bagirzade's supporters – the journalist Rovshan Mamedli and Tebriz Sibili – were sentenced to 30 days of administrative arrest each. Yalchin Imanov has added that they were arrested on the accusation, standard for activists, – for disobeying policemen.

"Apparently, there is a new wave of arrests of religious activists," Elshan Gasanov, the Head of the Centre for Monitoring Political Prisoners, has suggested.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Author: Faik Medzhid; Source: CK correspondent

All news

June 25, 2021 13:21

  • Leninkent residents demand to solve water supply problem

    There is no water supply in the dwelling settlement of Leninkent in Dagestan for about ten days due to a pump breakdown, local residents said during their gathering held on June 24. The participants threatened authorities to hold a protest action if the problem is not resolved in a short time.

June 25, 2021 12:18

  • Rights defenders criticize judicial reform in Georgia

    The assessment criteria that the High Council of Justice has applied in the selection of Supreme Court Judges are incomprehensible and raise questions, while the discussion of candidates was not public, the Coalition of Human Rights NGOs of Georgia has pointed out.

June 25, 2021 12:04

  • 345 Azerbaijani citizens remain in Dagestani camp

    On June 24, 115 people departed home from the temporary accommodation centre (TAC) deployed in the Kaitag District in the territory of the "Ogonyok" children's camp for those Azerbaijanis who are waiting for the chance to leave for their homeland. The procedure for compiling lists for the departure is unknown, the camp residents have noted.

June 25, 2021 08:32

  • LGBT opponents announce protests in Tbilisi

    Since morning on July 5, opponents of the gay parade in Tbilisi intend to take control over Rustaveli Avenue in order to prevent the "March of Dignity" from being held. The organizers of the action have called on the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) to react to violence threats.

June 25, 2021 08:15

  • Analysts treat congress in Chechnya as demonstration of Kadyrov's populism

    The events like the World Congress of Chechen Nations are usually held at the expense of the state budget and for the sake of a specific leader, said Ruslan Kutaev, President of the Assembly of Caucasian Nations. Ali Bazhaev spoke at the congress on behalf of Chechens of France, but Chechens in Europe know neither him nor the organization he represents, the blogger, Tumso Abdurakhmanov, has pointed out.

News archive