Explainer: Council of Europe Infringement Proceedings against Azerbaijan

EHRAC Legal Consultant Ramute Remezaite and Intern Jack Dahlsen explain what infringement proceedings are, and why it is significant that they have been initiated against Azerbaijan. Ramute previously discussed the possibility of invoking infringement proceedings against Azerbaijan in a blog for the European Journal of International Law Talk! blog in March 2017. For more on this issue,…

Azerbaijan: co-rapporteurs call upon authorities to review Mehman Huseynov’s case

The co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, Sir Roger Gale (United Kingdom, EC) and Stefan Schennach (Austria, SOC) have expressed their deep concern at the new charges brought against an anti-corruption Azerbaijani blogger and Chairman of the Institute for Reporters` Freedom and Safety (IRFS), Mehman…

Civil society members made a declaration about Mehman Huseynov

Statement of Azerbaijani National Platform of  Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Baku, 02 January, 2019 We, the undersigining members of Azerbaijan National Platform of  the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum condemn the new criminal case initiated by the penitentiary against the imprisoned blogger Mehman Huseynov on the article 315.2 (Resistance or application of violence concerning…