Azerbaijan

November 20, 2019 21:40

  • Ogtai Gyulyalyev underwent surgery in Istanbul clinic

    Turkish doctors performed a neurosurgical treatment of Azerbaijani human rights defender Ogtai Gyulyalyev, who was injured in a road traffic accident. The surgery became the second after the accident, and Ogtai Gyulyalyev still stay in a coma, reports a spouse of the human rights defender.

November 20, 2019 13:45

  • Deputy chair of "Muslim Unity" complains about summoning to police

    In Baku, Elchin Gasymov, the deputy chairman of the movement "Muslim Unity", was summoned to the Chief Department for Combating Organized Crime and warned of the police interference in an event planned by the movement and dedicated to the anniversary of the events in Nardaran.

November 19, 2019 11:18

  • Tofig Yagublu complains of threats and torture

    Tofig Yagublu, an activist of the "Musavat" Party, is back at large after serving his administrative arrest. He told about beatings by law enforcers and threats with demands to stop his oppositional activities.

November 18, 2019 10:45

  • Baku: opposition treats ban of picket in support of pensioners as unconstitutional

    The Baku executive authorities have refused to sanction a picket scheduled for November 19 and applied for by the "Movement for Democracy and Welfare" (MDW) with the aim to demand a reduction of the retirement age and higher pensions, Gubad Ibadoglu, an economic expert and the head of the MDW, told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

November 17, 2019 09:48

November 17, 2019 09:46

  • Deputy chair of "Musavat" Party states falsification of his case

    The consideration of the complaint against the arrest of Razim Amiraslanly, Deputy Chairman of the "Musavat" Party, was postponed at the request of his defence, which found falsifications in the protocol of the court session. Amiraslanly treats his case as falsified.

November 16, 2019 17:13

  • Azerbaijani diplomats refuse to communicate with protesters in Strasbourg

    On November 15, activists of the AND movement held a picket in Strasbourg, demanding from Azerbaijani authorities to release political prisoners and respect the freedoms of speech and assembly. Employees of the Azerbaijani representative at the PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) failed to come out and talk to protesters.

November 15, 2019 13:31

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November 15, 2019 11:23

  • Azerbaijani activists find actions against domestic violence to be efficient

    The Azerbaijan's accession to the Istanbul Convention will oblige the country's authorities to open statistics on domestic violence and more efficiently protect women's rights, activists have stated. After the actions held in defence of women in Baku, the police began more actively reacting to cases of domestic violence.

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