51 political prisoners given presidential pardon

Many more remain behind bars <<2019 releases>> On 16 March, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree pardoning more than four hundred prisoners who had their sentences reduced or were released the following day. Of these, 51 are recognized as political prisoners. The decree came after pervasive pressure from human rights groups and international campaigns, … Continue reading 51 political prisoners given presidential pardon

Rasim Sarvar oglu BINYATOV

Post-Nardaran arrests list Date of arrest – 05 December 2015 Charges (articles of the Criminal Code) – 228.1. (Illegal purchase, transfer, selling, storage, transportation or carrying of fire-arms, accessories to it, supplies (except for the smooth-bore hunting weapon and ammunition to it), explosives) and 228.4. (Illegal purchase, selling or carrying of gas weapon, cold steel, … Continue reading Rasim Sarvar oglu BINYATOV

Motabar Gilman oglu BABAYEV

post-Nardaran arrests list Date of arrest – 30 November 2015 Charges (articles of the Criminal Code) – 228.1 (Illegal purchase, transfer, selling, storage, transportation or carrying of fire-arms, accessories to it, supplies (except for the smooth-bore hunting weapon and ammunition to it), explosives) Penal facility – Prison №5 Case summary – Sabirabad district Court sentenced … Continue reading Motabar Gilman oglu BABAYEV

Aliasgar Amirkhan oglu JABBAROV

post-Nardaran arrests Date of arrest – 13 April 2017 Charges (articles of the Criminal Code) – 228.1. (Illegal purchase, transfer, selling, storage, transportation or carrying of fire-arms, accessories to it, supplies (except for the smooth-bore hunting weapon and ammunition to it), explosives) and 228.4. (Illegal purchase, selling or carrying of gas weapon, cold steel, including … Continue reading Aliasgar Amirkhan oglu JABBAROV

Sahib Firuddin oglu HABIBOV

Post-Nardaran arrests Date of arrest – 5 November 2015 Charges: Articles 221.2.2 (Hooliganism, that is the deliberate actions roughly breaking a social order, expressing obvious disrespect for a society, accompanying with application of violence on citizens or threat of its application, as well as destruction or damage of another's property committed with resistance to representative … Continue reading Sahib Firuddin oglu HABIBOV