Elchin Samad oglu ISMAYILLI

JOURNALIST website editor and reporter Date of arrest – 17 February 2017 Penal facility – Sheki Pretrial Detention Facility Charges (2000 Criminal Code) – 182 – Extortion; 308 – abuse of power;  311 – bribery. Case description – Elchin Ismayilli is a journalist and activist based in the town of Ismayilli in northwest Azerbaijan (Daglig-Shirvan … Continue reading Elchin Samad oglu ISMAYILLI

Rashad Agaaddin oglu RAMAZANOV (2013-2019)

JOURNALIST Blogger Date of arrest – 9 May 2013 Charges (2000 Criminal Code) – 234.4.3 – Narcotics (Illegal purchase or storage with intent to sell, manufacturing, processing, transportation, transfer or selling of narcotics or psychotropic substances, when committed in large amount). Penal facility – Prison No.2 Case summary Rashad Ramazanov, a religious follower, used to … Continue reading Rashad Agaaddin oglu RAMAZANOV (2013-2019)

Aziz Garash oglu ORUJOV

Journalist director of Internet TV Channel Date of arrest – 1 June 2017 Charges (articles of the Criminal Code) – 192.2.2 – Unregistered business activity (Implementation of business activity without registration in the order provided by the legislation of the Azerbaijan Republic, or without special sanction (license) in cases when such sanction (license) is mandatory, … Continue reading Aziz Garash oglu ORUJOV

Araz Faig oglu GULIYEV

Journalist and Masalli website editor-in-chief Date of arrest -- 9 September 2012 Charged (2000 Criminal Code) -- 228.1 -- Firearms (Illegal purchase, transfer, selling, storage, transportation and carrying of fire-arms, accessories to it, supplies -- smooth-bore hunting weapon and supplies thereof excluded -- or explosives); 233 -- Public disorder (organizing actions causing violation of public order … Continue reading Araz Faig oglu GULIYEV

Nijat Nazim oglu ALIYEV (2012-2019)

JOURNALIST editor-in-chief of "Azad heber" website Date of arrest – 21 May 2012 Charges (2000 Criminal Code) – Importing religious literature (import, sale or distribution of religious literature, religious items and other informational materials of religious nature with the aim of reproduction, sale and distribution without appropriate authorization, when committed by a group of … Continue reading Nijat Nazim oglu ALIYEV (2012-2019)