Committee of Ministers launches infringement proceedings against Azerbaijan

The Committee of Ministers of the 47-nation Council of Europe has launched infringement proceedings against Azerbaijan due to the authorities’ continuing refusal to ensure the unconditional release of opposition politician Ilgar Mammadov following a judgment from the European Court of Human Rights in 2014.

Azerbaijan: Court highlights serious shortcomings in criminal proceedings against opposition politician Ilgar Mammadov

Serious shortcomings in the criminal proceedings against Azerbaijani opposition politician, Ilgar Mammadov, are highlighted today in a Strasbourg court judgement.

Azerbaijan: Court set for judgement in new Ilgar Mammadov human rights complaint

On Thursday 16 November, the European Court of Human Rights will deliver its judgement on a complaint brought by Ilgar Mammadov against Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan: Prison death in custody leads to father’s €23,500 award

A father has been awarded €23,500 by human rights judges following the death in custody of his son in an Azerbaijan jail.

Azerbaijan: Court declares investigation into murder of journalist Elmar Huseynov was “inadequate”

The case Huseynova v. Azerbaijan (application no. 10653/10) was brought by the wife of Elmar Huseynov, a well-known journalist who was shot dead on 2 March 2005.