Category : Azerbaijan Statements

Azerbaijani journalist and human rights activist Mehman Huseynov released from prison

alt informationIndex on Censorship welcomes the release of Azerbaijani journalist and human rights activist Mehman Huseynov.

Escalating repression against Mehman Huseynov

alt informationMember and partner NGOs of 13 Human Rights Houses issue a joint letter calling for urgent action from the international community to ensure the life, health, and rights of imprisoned Azerbaijani photojournalist, video blogger, and human rights defender Mehman Huseynov.

Civil society call on PACE to appoint a Rapporteur to examine the issue of political prisoners in Azerbaijan

alt informationRepresentatives of international non-governmental organizations issue an appeal to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to request the appointment of a Rapporteur to examine the situation of political prisoners in Azerbaijan.

Director of Azerbaijan’s last remaining independent media outlet arrested

alt informationThe charges against Mehman Aliyev and Turan news agency are the nail in the coffin for press freedom in Azerbaijan

Human rights organisations call on French president to pressure Azerbaijan

alt informationIndex on Censorship joins with international organisations to urge France to pressure Azerbaijan on its approach to free expression

Azerbaijan: Index calls for the immediate release of journalist Afgan Mukhtarli

alt informationThe exiled Azerbaijani journalist disappeared from Georgia and reappeared in Azerbaijan, where he is now facing persecution

Azerbaijan: Time for justice for Ilgar Mammadov

alt informationToday three years have passed since the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) delivered its judgment on the case of political prisoner Ilgar Mammadov

Investigate corruption allegations linking PACE and Azerbaijan

We, representatives of international and national non-governmental organisations, issue this appeal prior to a discussion of the investigation into allegations of corruption at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in connection with its work on Azerbaijan, at the Assembly’s April 2017 session and a meeting of the Bureau of the Assembly before […]

Azerbaijan: Crackdown on free expression accelerates with conviction of prominent blogger

alt informationInternational organisations call on the Azerbaijani authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Mehman Huseynov.

Rights groups demand justice for journalist Mehman Huseynov tortured in Azerbaijan

alt informationGlobal human rights organisations strongly condemn the abduction and torture of Azerbaijani journalist Mehman Huseynov