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Ilgar Mammadov is an Azerbaijani opposition leader who was sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of organizing mass disorder and resisting arrest after he criticized the government’s handling of demonstrations and unrest in the countryside.
Mr. Abdulhadi al-Khawaja is a prominent human rights defender sentenced to life in prison in June 2011 for allegedly financing and participating in terrorism to overthrow the government, as well as spying for a foreign country
Civic Solidarity Platform members and partner organizations deplore amendments to the Code of Civil and Administrative Procedure and the Bar Act, which directly contravene Azerbaijan’s international human rights obligations and severely hinder the functioning of independent lawyers in the country. […]
Freedom Now welcomes the release of human rights activist Akzam Turgunov from prison in Uzbekistan approximately nine months before the expiration of his 10 year sentence.
As world leaders gather in Vietnam for APEC 2017, the government accelerates its crackdown on internet activists and online dissidents
While the extent of Azerbaijan’s campaign to whitewash its human rights record in Europe is coming to light, the authoritarian country’s parallel campaign in the United States receives considerably less attention.
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