Der investigative Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli wurde nach drei Jahren willkürlicher Inhaftierung aus dem Gefängnis 16 in Aserbaidschan entlassen.READ MORE
On 12 January, the Balakan Regional Court in Azerbaijan sentenced investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli to six years in prison. Members of the UK Parliament are calling for more humane treatment of the jailed journalist.READ MORE
At the Balakan District Court, Afgan Mukhtarli’s trial on 28 December started with a scandal. Court officials blocked journalists from filming outside, and then prohibited them from entering the courtroom.READ MORE
On 14 December, the trial of journalist Afgan Mukhtarli continued at the Balakan District Court. In May this year, Mukhtarli had mysteriously disappeared from Georgia, where he was living, and later resurfaced in Baku - under arrest.READ MORE
Politicians in the European and British parliament are publicly calling for fair treatment of the Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli, who was abducted in Georgia and is facing trial in Azerbaijan.READ MORE
Dear Member of the Parliamentary Assembly, Azerbaijan’s human rights record is shameful. Europe’s elected representatives should insist on improvements before ANY further co-operation is proposed or deals are signed with Azerbaijan - by individuals, state-backed companies, nations or European institutions.READ MORE
Reporter Afgan Mukhtarli has made a defiant speech in court, claiming he is being punished as “revenge“ for his investigations of alleged corruption involving Azerbaijan’s ruling family, the Aliyevs.READ MORE
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