Daily Archives: September 12, 2020

Media Review for September 12

The situation in Azerbaijan in connection with the pandemic, the reasons for the refusal to install pos-terminals at facilities, and a decrease in VAT revenues are topics of today’s media.   The newspaper Azerbaijan continues to write about the fight against the pandemic, recalling that around the world 28 million people are infected with this

For what purpose and why the Economic Council was established?

The Financial Stability Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan was established on July 15, 2016, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan[1]. The purpose of issuing this decree was to further strengthen the country’s macroeconomic stability and ensure financial stability, to implement a coordinated policy in this area, as well as

The National Council of Democratic Forces demands immediate release of Tofig Yagublu

The National Council of Democratic Forces in its statement expresses serious concern and anger over the health of Tofig Yagublu, one of the leaders of this organization and a member of the Coordination Center.   Tofig Yagublu, a hero of the Garabagh war, a prisoner of conscience, and one of the leading figures of the

Officials Intolerant of Political Rights – Rufat Safarov (Video)

There are serious problems with human rights in Azerbaijan. The authorities ignore human rights, officials trample them, and commit lawlessness. There is intolerance of high and medium-level officials, especially towards political rights. This opinion was expressed by the executive director of the human rights organization Line of Defense, a former political prisoner Rufat Safarov in

Tofig Yagublu Can Fall into Coma at Any Moment

Opposition politician Tofig Yagublu continues his hunger strike for 11 days in jail-3 in Shuvelan.   As his daughter Nigar Hazi said, today she spoke with her father on the phone. “He wanted to call early in the morning, but since the employee eavesdropping on his conversations had not yet come to work, the administration

Yagublu’s lawyers Appealed to European Court

Tofig Yagublu’s lawyers appealed to the European Court of Human Rights. This was stated by the lawyer A. Laidge.   “Our appeal is connected with the need to transfer Yagublu to a modern civil hospital. For as a result of a hunger strike, he can fall into a clinical coma. Yagublu has already fainted once,”

Can the non-oil sector become a locomotive?

Forecasts of the state budget for 2021 published recently by the government, revenues are provided for 24 billion 327 million manats, of which 57.3% or 13 billion 950.0 million manats fall on the oil sector, 42.7% or 10 billion 377.0 million manats for the non-oil sector. At the end of the first quarter of 2020,