Category Archives: Legal Rights

Arrested Ex-employees of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Placed under House Arrest

Arrested in the summer on charges of taking bribes and abuse of authority, two former employees of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry were transferred today by the decision of the Sabail District Court.   The court privately granted the defense’s petition to transfer to house arrest the former head of the Consular and Legal Section of

More Than 84 Kg of Drugs Seized from another Group of Drug Couriers

Border guards detained another large consignment of drugs on the border with Iran, detaining three drug couriers.   According to the press service of the Border Service, three drug couriers crossed the border near the village of Shahseven, Beylagan region, and were spotted by border guards. After warning shots from the border guards, they ran

Transportation of Azerbaijani gas through territories of Serbia and Bulgaria being planned

Along with the Russian gas, as a continuation of Turkish Flow pipeline, the transportation of the US liquid gas and the Azerbaijani natural gas through territories of Serbia and Bulgaria is being planned, said Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov when conducting visual inspection of the gas pipeline together with Saudi Arabia’s deputy minister of Energy

Over Past Days, Border Guards Seized More Than 8 Kg of Drugs

On September 15-18, border guards confiscated more than 8 kg of various drugs and more than 8,800 tablets of psychotropic substances from drug couriers near the border with Iran.   Drug couriers were detained in particular on the territory of the Beylagan, Fizuli and Imishli regions.   Among the detained drug couriers there are two

Azerbaijani government to pay compensation to Elmin Badalov and Anar Geraily

The European Court of Human Rights announced a decision in the case of Elmin Badalov and Anar Aliyev. The issue was removed from the consideration of the ECHR in view of reaching an amicable agreement between the Azerbaijani government and the applicants.   The complaint was made in connection with the incident on 28 July

Judicial-Legal Council Punishes Judges

Judge of the Sabirabad District Court Fizuli Panahov was reprimanded for creating a corruption situation. This was announced at a meeting of the Judicial-Legal Council on Thursday.   At the same time, a remark was made to the chairman of the Surakhani court, Karamet Aliyev. In addition, the cases of four more judges will be

Ombudsman Sabina Aliyeva received US ambassador to Azerbaijan

Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan Sabina Aliyeva has received extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of the United States of America to our country Earle D. Litzenberger, Ombudsman’s Administrative Office told APA.   Aliyeva said although live reception of people has been halted at the Ombudsman institution due to COVID-19 pandemic, the acceptance