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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...
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...
Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety statement on the first anniversary of the death of journalist Rasim Aliyev

Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety statement on the first anniversary of the death of journalist Rasim Aliyev

On anniversary, IRFS seeks justice for Rasim Aliyev On the first anniversary of the brutal murder of journalist and human rights defender Rasim Aliyev, IRFS calls on the Azerbaijani authorities to thoroughly investigate the case and rigorously pursue...
Canada – Saudi Arabia: Joint Open Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau on arms deal authorzation

Canada – Saudi Arabia: Joint Open Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau on arms deal authorzation

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada
2015 Human Rights Reports: Azerbaijan

2015 Human Rights Reports: Azerbaijan

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Azerbaijani constitution provides for a republic with a presidential form of government. Legislative authority is vested in the Milli Mejlis. The president dominated the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.
R e p o r t  on “The current situation in detention centers, the problem of political prisoners, and our responsibilities”

R e p o r t on “The current situation in detention centers, the problem of political prisoners, and our responsibilities”

General information. This report was prepared by Public Alliance “Azerbaijan without Political Prisoners”.
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