NIDA activist states about torture in MNS

Trial in the case of seven activists of NIDA and member of the organization "Free Youth", Ilkin Rustamzade, continues in the Baku Serious Crime Court chaired by Javid Huseynov on December 18.

Jamil Hasanli is president of Azerbaijan

Jamil Poladkhan oglu Hasanli (Azerbaijani: Cəmil Poladxan Həsənli; January 15, 1952) is Azerbaijani historian, former advisor to Azerbaijan's President, current deputy to National Assembly of Azerbaijanfrom 2000, member of President's Commission for Education, member of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.

Azerbaijani Blogger, Editor Sentenced To Lengthy Jail Terms

An opposition journalist and an antigovernment blogger have been sentenced to lengthy jail terms in Baku. 

US Senate Hearing on Eurasian Partnership: What to Do With Belarus and Azerbaijan?

WASHINGTON, DC. November 15, 2013: The leading US lawmaker and the Eurasian watchers on Thursday expressed their concerns over the future of US/European dealing with countries like Belarus and Azerbaijan, ahead of the Eastern Partnership Summit that will take place in Vilnius later this month, TURAN’s Washington correspondent reports.

Samir Yahyazade and Rasul Jafarov in New York

Jafarov coordinated the efforts of numerous local civil society activists to advocate for the protection of human rights and democratic values in Azerbaijan. Together, they reached out to foreign diplomats, journalists, and regulators ahead of the contest to “lobby for the implementation of specific democratic reforms.”