Today, on 14 October, detained Azerbaijani blogger Emin Milli is celebrating his birthday in a Baku jail.
Democratic activism is a long tradition in Hajizade family, as well as the state of being assaulted and beaten for their activities – the new element here is the fact that Adnan Hajizade now is being tried for both. A story of a father and son with intermission of sixteen years
On 10 July 2009, a session of Sabail District Court of Baku, chaired by Justice Rauf Ahmedov, has sentenced two civil society activists – Emin Abdullayev (Milli) and Adnan Hajizada to two months of pre-trial investigation detention. Emin Milli and Adnan Hajizada are accused of ‘domestic group hooliganism’ according to Article 221.2 of Criminal Code […]
Republic of Azerbaijan gained its independence from Soviet Union in 1991, but many of its ruling elite had enough time to pass through country’s penal system. RFE/Radio Liberty’s Azerbaijani section reports that two presidents, two parliament speakers, two prime ministers, one prosecutor general and two state counselors in Azerbaijan either were imprisoned, or fled the […]