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Statement by the Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on the EP Resolution on the Case of Azerbaijani Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli

Statement by the Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on the EP Resolution on the Case of Azerbaijani Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli

The EaP CSF Steering Committee welcomes the adoption of the Resolution on the Case of Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli by the European Parliament on 15 June. It sends a strong message that such cases will not go unnoticed and calls for a thorough...
Sevinj Vaghifgyzy Interrogated on Afgan Mukhtarli Case

Sevinj Vaghifgyzy Interrogated on Afgan Mukhtarli Case

The journalist Sevinj Vaghifgyzy was interrogated on Wednesday in the Grave Crimes Department of the General Prosecutor’s Office. According to the lawyer Shahla Humbatova, the interrogation was connected with the journalist Afgan Mukhtarli being...
Fikrat Faramazoglu sentenced to seven years in prison

Fikrat Faramazoglu sentenced to seven years in prison

Today the verdict for the editor-in-chief of the site Jam.az Fikret Faramazoglu (Ibishbeyli) was announced in the Baku Serious Crimes Court. The court found him guilty of extortion by threats and sentenced him to seven years imprisonment, and prohibited...
Aziza Orujov is not allowed in jail to speak on the phone and meet with family

Aziza Orujov is not allowed in jail to speak on the phone and meet with family

Aziz Orujov, Executive Director of Internet TV “Kanal-13″ in the Kuradakhan jail is not allowed telephone conversations with his family, said his lawyer Javad Javadov, who visited Orujov on June 12. According to the lawyer, from the day of...
Azerbaijan Crackdown on Media Becomes Dramatically More Brutal

Azerbaijan Crackdown on Media Becomes Dramatically More Brutal

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom of Safety (IRFS) condemns the authorities of Azerbaijan for new wave of attacks on the freedom of expression in the country manifesting in the form of prosecution of the leadership of independent internet television...
Afgan Mukhtarly was kidnapped in Chonkadze Street, says his spouse

Afgan Mukhtarly was kidnapped in Chonkadze Street, says his spouse

Afgan Mukhtarly was kidnapped in the Chonkadze Street after he left the fixed-route taxi. Information about this was spread by the wife of Azerbaijani journalist Leyla Mustafayeva. According to her information, two people speaking the Georgian attacked...
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...
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