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ALIYEV GOING TO DAVOS

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev will visit Davos to participate in the traditional economic forum. As our own correspondent reports, this was stated by the Ambassador of Switzerland to Azerbaijan...

AZERBAIJAN CHANGES DELEGATION TO PACE

Azerbaijan changed its delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. MPs Elkhan Suleymanov, Muslum Mammadov and Elshan Musayev have been removed from the delegation. Instead, Ulvi...

A LOOK BACK AT IMPORTANT POLITICAL EVENTS IN AZERBAIJAN IN 2017

On February 6, top-level talks were held in Brussels, with the participation of President Ilham Aliyev, on the draft agreement on strategic partnership. 2. On 21 February, by the order of Azerbaijani ...

AZERBAIJANIS IN EUROPE HELD RALLIES TO DEMAND THE RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS

Azerbaijanis living in Europe held several rallies to demand the release of political prisoners in Azerbaijan. The rallies organized by the European Coordinating Center (ECC) of Musavat took place in ...

SENATOR CALLED AZERI GOVERNMENT TO DROP CHARGES AGAINST JAILED JOURNALIST

Influential American senator Marco Rubio called on the Azerbaijani authorities to drop all charges against the arrested journalist Afgan Mukhtarly. “Azerbaijan continues to flagrantly suppress j...

US PRESSURE AIDS RELEASE OF IMPRISONED AZERI JOURNALIST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Several months before journalist Mehman Aliyev was arrested in Azerbaijan this year, the government secretly proposed financing his Turan News Agency in exchange for control of the...

AFGAN MUKHTARLI: I WAS ARRESTED ON ORDERS FROM ILHAM ALIYEV

On 14 December, the trial of journalist Afgan Mukhtarli continued at the Balakan District Court. In May this year, Mukhtarli had mysteriously disappeared from Georgia, where he was living, and later r...

AZERI OPPOSITION LEADER REFUSES TO REQUEST CONDITIONAL RELEASE

“Ilgar Mammadov has once again confirmed that he does not intend to ask to be released on parole. There is a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that says that he was arrested because o...

HOW CAN ILGAR MAMMADOV DILLEMA BE SOLVED

The situation around the non-execution of the verdict of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling on the case of REAL leader Ilgar Mammadov has led to a crisis in relations between Azerbaijan ...

IMPRISONED JOURNALIST WINS RIGHT NOT TO SIT IN CAGE IN COURT

On 30 November a preliminary hearing was held in the case of Afgan Mukhtarli, an investigative journalist accused of smuggling and crossing the border illegally. The hearing was held in the Balakan, a...