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Representatives of the Red Cross are not allowed to Afgan Muhatrly

Representatives of the Red Cross are not allowed to Afgan Muhatrly

Representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were not allowed to journalist Afgan Mukhtarly, said the human rights activist Ogtay Gullyev. According to him, in the Kurdyakhan detention center the Red Cross employees were told...
Novella Jafaroglu: Arrest of Gezal Bayramli and Afgan Mukhtarly – Absurdity

Novella Jafaroglu: Arrest of Gezal Bayramli and Afgan Mukhtarly – Absurdity

Pressure on the Azerbaijani authorities will intensify. One of the reasons is the recent arrests of the PFPA vice-chairman Gezal Bayramli and the journalist Afgan Mukhtarly. This opinion was voiced by Novella Jafaroglu, the head of the Society for the...
Society Ready to Protect Bayramli

Society Ready to Protect Bayramli

On Saturday, a public discussion took place on the case of the arrested deputy chairman of the Popular Front Party Gezal Bayramli, in which the leaders of the Popular Front, Musavat, National Council of Democratic Forces, public figures and journalists...
State Department: The U.S. is troubled by reports of the detention of Gozel Bayramli

State Department: The U.S. is troubled by reports of the detention of Gozel Bayramli

“The United States is troubled by reports of the detention of Popular Front party deputy chairperson Gozel Bayramli,” a State Department official said on Friday, TURAN’s Washington correspondent reports. “We urge Azerbaijan to...
IRFS outraged by blogger’s death in detention

IRFS outraged by blogger’s death in detention

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) condemns in the strongest possible terms blogger Mehman Galandarov’s death in detention last Friday, 28 April, and calls on the authorities to do everything possible to identify the person or...
Azerbaijan – Stop Crackdown on Freedom of Expression

Azerbaijan – Stop Crackdown on Freedom of Expression

The government of Azerbaijan is carrying out a multi-pronged attack on freedom of expression, including introducing harsh penalties for critical speech online, imprisoning young activists for nothing more than graffiti, blocking access to websites of...
Azerbaijan: Statement by Secretary General Jagland on the decision of the Supreme Court today rejecting the appeal by Ilgar Mammadov

Azerbaijan: Statement by Secretary General Jagland on the decision of the Supreme Court today rejecting the appeal by Ilgar Mammadov

 “Today, Azerbaijan’s highest court has failed to uphold the country’s legal obligation to execute the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights. The severity of this development for Azerbaijan as a member of the Council of Europe cannot be...
EU announces €13.5mln assistance package to Azerbaijan

EU announces €13.5mln assistance package to Azerbaijan

The European Union has announced a new assistance package to Azerbaijan intended to continue support economic diversification through targeted assistance in the areas of financial, economic and judicial governance in Azerbaijan. The €13.5 million...
The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety Statement on the Outcomes of the Constitutional Referendum in Azerbaijan

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety Statement on the Outcomes of the Constitutional Referendum in Azerbaijan

The Constitutional Referendum in Azerbaijan Lacks Credibility Restrictions on free expression, assembly and association and reports ofballot stuffing andvote fraud have undermined the credibility of Azerbaijan’s Constitutional Referendum, the Institute...
NIDA Youth Movement member arrested on drug charges

NIDA Youth Movement member arrested on drug charges

NIDA Youth Movement, Elgiz Qahreman, had been missing for four days until August 15th. According to recently received information, Elgiz Qahreman has been placed in four month detention for alleged possession, production, sale and intent to distribute...
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