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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 17, 2019 09:38

  • Georgian law enforcers name Umar al-Shishani's deputy detained in Ukraine

    Abu Umar al-Shishani, a deputy military Amir of the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court, who was detained in Ukraine, is Tsezar Tokhosashvili, a native of the Pankisi Gorge. In Tbilisi, he had been sentenced in absentia to imprisonment, the State Security Service (SSS) of Georgia has announced.

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 16, 2019 12:33

  • Umar al-Shishani's deputy detained in Ukraine

    The Security Service of Ukraine (known as SBU) has announced the detention of Al Bara Shishani, a native of Georgia and one of the key leaders of the "Islamic State" (IS, earlier, the ISIL), a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court.

November 16, 2019 12:28

  • Georgian doctor arrested in South Ossetia

    A court has ruled to arrest Vazha Gaprindashvili, a Georgian doctor, who was detained for breaching the border with South Ossetia. Tbilisi doctors and the Georgian "Young Lawyers' Association" have urged to release him, pointing to the humanitarian crisis associated with the closure of the border by South-Ossetian authorities.

November 15, 2019 13:31

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