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Image: We condemn the sentencing of journalist Khadija Ismayilova HRH Baku

We condemn the sentencing of journalist Khadija Ismayilova

On 1 September, the Baku Court of Grave Crimes convicted Ismayilova on charges of embezzlement, illegal entrepreneurship, tax evasion, and abuse of office. Ismayilova was acquitted of the charge of inciting someone to attempt suicide. We consider the charges against Khadija Ismayilova to be politically motivated and connected to her work as an investigative journalist 01 Sep 2015 »

Image: HRHN condemns the sentencing of Leyla Yunus and Arif Yunus HRH Baku

HRHN condemns the sentencing of Leyla Yunus and Arif Yunus

Today, a court in Azerbaijan sentenced Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif Yunus to many years in prison. They are long-time civil society actors. Their sentencing today is a symbol of the targeted repression against leading civil society voices in Azerbaijan since the presidential election of October 2013. 13 Aug 2015 »

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