Azerbaijan: Court ruling on journalist’s ‘sex-smear’ human rights complaint

Human rights judges ruled today that Azerbaijani authorities failed to investigate the “serious invasion” of journalist Khadija Ismayilova’s privacy.

Azerbaijan: Journalist’s allegations of politically-motivated sex-smear campaign set for court judgement

The case concerns an alleged smear campaign against the well-known journalist Khadija Rovshan qizi Ismayilova.

Court: Award-winning Azerbaijani journalist’s rights were breached

Haziyev used to write for the newspaper Azadliq and was the presenter of a TV show, “Azerbaijani Hour”,which was critical of the government, winning an international award in 2016 for his work.

Azerbaijan: New anti-torture report reveals “systemic and widespread” torture, impunity and corruption in law enforcement

The Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published the findings of six visits to Azerbaijan – in 2004, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 – together with the responses of the Azerbaijani Government.

Azerbaijan: Arrest and detention of activists breached human rights law

Human rights judges ruled that the arrest and detention of rights activists on Molotov cocktail charges was in violation of the activists’ rights