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Azerbaijan: Political activist arrested, risks torture
19 August 2014

Azerbaijani political activist Murad Adilov was arrested on 11 August on what appears to be a trumped-up charge of drug possession. He is held ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/014/2014

Azerbaijan: further information: Karimov brothers tortured in ...
15 August 2014

Azerbaijani political activist Faraj Karimov and his brother Siraj Karimov have complained of torture in detention to make them “confess” to drug-related ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/013/2014

Azerbaijan: Further information: Leyla Yunus in failing health ...
12 August 2014

Azerbaijani prisoner of conscience Leyla Yunus's health has deteriorated and she needs urgent medical assistance. The prison authorities are not allowing ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/012/2014

Azerbaijan: Activist detained on trumped-up charges: Intigam ...
12 August 2014

Intigam Aliev, a prominent Azerbaijani human rights defender, has been placed on three months' pre-trial detention on trumped up charges. Amnesty ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/011/2014

Azerbaijan: Another prominent human rights defender thrown ...
4 August 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 4 August 2014. Index: EUR 55/010/2014. Azerbaijan: Another prominent ...

Public Statement       EUR 55/010/2014

Azerbaijan: Further information: Activist arrested, charged with ...
31 July 2014

Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus and her husband, Arif Yunus, have been charged with treason and other crimes. Leyla Yunus has been ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/009/2014

Azerbaijan: Activist held incommunicado, risks torture: Faraj ...
25 July 2014

Political activist Faraj Karimov, a dedicated critic of the Azerbaijani government, went missing on 23 July. It was later revealed that police had detained ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/008/2014

Azerbaijan: Police harass activist working for peace: Leyla ...
18 July 2014

Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus is being harassed by police. She and her husband are under surveillance and being subjected to regular ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/007/2014

Azerbaijan: Further information: Youth activists sentenced ...
3 July 2014

Eight youth activists from the Azerbaijani civic movement NIDA were sentenced to between six and eight years' imprisonment on 6 May. Their lawyers ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/006/2014

Azerbaijan: Peaceful protestors sentenced to detention
8 May 2014

Five activists arrested for taking part in a peaceful protest have been sentenced to between 15 and 30 days in jail for an administrative offence. One of ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/005/2014