Members of the Civic Solidarity Platform are extremely relieved that our colleague Rasul Jafarov and 13 other individuals unfairly and unjustly imprisoned in Azerbaijan have been pardoned, allowing them to be released and reunite with their families and loved ones.
Members of the Civic Solidarity Platform and the Sports For Rights Campaign were relieved to learn that one of Azerbaijan’s most well-known political prisoners, Leyla Yunus, was released from detention yesterday and that the Baku City Court of Appeal changed her sentence and that of her h
A new report published by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) highlights the abuse of the criminal justice system during the current unprecedented civil society crackdown in Azerbaijan, in the course of which dozens of human rights defenders, journalists and other critical v
Members of the Civic Solidarity Platform are relieved to learn that one of Azerbaijan’s most well-known political prisoners, Arif Yunus, has been released from detention on health grounds.
"It should have been Khadija Ismayil speaking to you today” said Brigitte Dufour opening the side event “Politically motivated persecutions in Azerbaijan” which IPHR hosted in the framework of Civic Solidarity Platform at HDIM 2015.
The Sport for Rights coalition condemns the conviction and harsh sentencing of Azerbaijani huma
The Sport for Rights coalition resolutely condemns the brutal murder of Azerbaijani journalist Rasim Aliyev, who died on 9 August in a Baku hospital, after he was severely beaten on 8 August by a group of people.
Civic Solidarity Platform called on the OSCE Chairperson in Office, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić to speak out in support of imprisoned activists and journalists during his visit to Azerbaijan.
On 22 April 2015, Intigam Aliyev, an internationally renowned human rights lawyer and head of the Legal Education Society (LES) was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison, having been found guilty of tax evasion, abuse of office and illegal entrepreneurship.
Prominent Azerbaijani human rights defender Rasul Jafarov has been sentenced by the Baku Court of Grave Crimes to six and a half years in prison, having been found guilty of the politically motivated charges of tax evasion, abuse of power, and conducting illegal business.