Legal Rights

The court replaced Elchin Sadigov’s “arrest” with “house arrest”

On September 17, the Court of Appeal replaced the measure of restraint “arrest” for lawyer Elchin Sadigov with “house arrest”. He was released and returned home. Thus, the court partially satisfied the complaint, since the plaintiff asked for the termination of the criminal case due to the absence of corpus delicti.   *Journalist Avaz Zeynalli […]

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IDI points to lack of progress on freedom of expression in Azerbaijan

There is no progress in the state of freedom of expression in Azerbaijan, according to a study by the Azerbaijan Non-Governmental Institute for Democratic Initiatives (IDI). The NGO has prepared a detailed study “On the state of freedom of expression in Azerbaijan”, which analyzed the situation for 2021.   “Compared to previous years, there has […]

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Yerevan openly criticizes CSTO

The sluggish reaction of the CSTO to Armenia’s call to intervene in the military conflict with Azerbaijan provoked sharp criticism from official Yerevan. Earlier this criticism came from experts and pro-Western politicians, now the first persons of the country are expressing dissatisfaction. Thus, the Speaker of the Parliament Alen Simonyan stated: “Our expectations are not […]

Legal Rights

Yerevan claims that more than 10 Armenian soldiers were captured

On September 13, during the fighting on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, more than 10 Armenian soldiers were captured, stated to the media the representative of Armenia in the European Court of Human Rights Hasmik Samvelyan.   According to her, the European Court of Human Rights sent a request to Azerbaijan regarding the fate of the captured […]

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Mines laid by Armenians during recent military escalation discovered

The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan announced the discovery of mines laid by sabotage groups of the Armenian armed forces during the recent military escalation at the border.   “The Azerbaijan Army’s engineer-sapper units are clearing the territories and supply roads between the positions of the Azerbaijan Army Units, which were mined by the opposing […]