Azerbaijan

L’Azerbaïdjan assure la présidence du Comité des ministres, alors que les libertés sont restreintes dans le pays

Le 14 mai 2014, l’Azerbaïdjan assurera la présidence tournante de six mois du Comité des ministres du Conseil de l’Europe, alors que la situation des droits humains demeure très préoccupante dans le pays. Le 14 mai 2014, l’Azerbaïdjan assurera la présidence tournante de six mois du Comité des ministres du Conseil de l’Europe, alors que la situation des droits humains demeure très préoccupante dans l

Azerbaijan to chair Council of Europe amid climate of fear and suppression - 6 May 2014

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan to chair Council of Europe amid climate of fear and suppression Azerbaijan’s human rights situation remains dire as it gears up to assume the six-month chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 14 May 2014, Amnesty International sai Azerbaijan’s human rights situation remains dire as it gears up to assume the six-month chairmanship of the  Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 14 May 2014.   Media Node:  Azerbaijan COE Chair Story Location:  Azerbaiyán 40° 29' 29.2308" N, 49° 8' 30.6456" E “Through its Constitution and membership of the Council of Europe, Azerbaijan has declared its commitment to respect and protect fundamental human rights. However, its legislation, policies and practices are testimony of its failure to live up to its national and international human rights commitments and obligations.” Source:  Denis Krivosheev, Deputy Director of the Europe and Central Asia Programme at Amnesty International URL:  Release pro-democracy youth activists in Azerbaijan Description:  Take action URL:  Azerbaijan: Human rights start at home! Description:  Blog, 7 May 2014 URL:  Behind Bars: Silencing dissent in Azerbaijan Description:  Report, 6 May 2014 URL:  Azerbaijan Description:  More of Amnesty International's work on human rights in Azerbaijan URL:  Council of Europe Description:  More of Amnesty International's work on the Council of Europe

Azerbaijan assumes Chairmanship of human rights body Council of Europe amidst climate of fear and suppression at home

On 14 May 2014, Azerbaijan will assume the six-month rotating Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. Meanwhile, at home, Azerbaijan’s human rights situation remains dire (Vienna, 6 May) On 14 May 2014, Azerbaijan will assume the six-month rotating Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.

Libertad para jóvenes activistas partidarios de la democracia detenidos en Azerbaiyán

Cuando Azerbaiyán se dispone a dirigir la principal institución de derechos humanos de Europa, varios jóvenes activistas azerbaiyanos han sido detenidos y podrían ser condenados a prisión por convocar manifestaciones pacíficas a través de Facebook. Shahin Novruzlu, el más joven de los activistas detenidos, 28 de febrero de 2010. © Particular 

Release pro-democracy youth activists in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani youth activists have been detained and face prison after calling for peaceful protests on Facebook, while Azerbaijan prepares to lead Europe’s principal human rights institution Shahin Novruzlu, the youngest of the imprisoned activists, 28 February 2010. © Private

Azerbaïdjan. Deux militants politiques détenus sur la base d’accusations forgées de toutes pièces doivent être libérés

L’Azerbaïdjan doit libérer immédiatement et sans condition deux dirigeants politiques qui sont derrière les barreaux depuis plus d’un an sur la base d’accusations forgées de toutes pièces L’Azerbaïdjan doit libérer immédiatement et sans condition deux dirigeants politiques qui sont derrière les barreaux depuis plus d’un an sur la base d’accusations forgées de toutes pièces, a déclar

Azerbaijan: Political activists held on fabricated charges must be released

Azerbaijan should immediately and unconditionally release two political leaders who have been behind bars for more than a year on fabricated charges Azerbaijan should immediately and unconditionally release two political leaders who have been behind bars for more than a year on fabricated charges, Amnesty international said. 

Azerbaijan: Political activists held on fabricated charges must be released - 14 March 2014

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan: Political activists held on fabricated charges must be released Azerbaijan should immediately and unconditionally release two political leaders who have been behind bars for more than a year on fabricated charges, Amnesty International said. Azerbaijan should immediately and unconditionally release two political leaders who have been behind bars for more than a year on fabricated charges. Media Node:  Azerbaijan Twitter Tag:  Azerbaijan Story Location:  Azerbaiyán 41° 22' 41.9016" N, 47° 11' 53.7576" E “The authorities in Azerbaijan seem to stop at nothing to crush dissent. All Tofig and Ilgar did was visit Ismayili to observe and report on these events. They are being punished simply as critics of the government. ” Source:  Denis Krivosheev, Europe and Central Asia Deputy Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Azerbaijan: Opposition candidate arrested ahead of presidential elections Description:  News Story, 6 February 2013. URL:  Mysterious explosions and discretionary arrests: A day in the life of Azerbaijan’s opposition Description:  Feature, 5 March 2014

Explosions mystérieuses et arrestations discrétionnaires : la vie quotidienne de l'opposition en Azerbaïdjan - 5 March 2014

Headline Title:  La situation difficile de l'opposition en Azerbaïdjan Lorsque Natig Adilov a entendu son téléphone sonner à 4h35 du matin ce lundi 3 mars, il a tout de suite su qu’il allait recevoir de mauvaises nouvelles. Les membres du Parti du front populaire d’Azerbaïdjan pensent que l’explosion qui s’est produite le 3 mars à leur siège de Bakou n’était pas une coïncidence, car les autorités tentent toujours de les réduire au silence. Media Node:  Azerbaijan_français Story Location:  Azerbaiyán 42° 36' 5.8464" N, 45° 47' 31.254" E “Nos membres sont harcelés tous les jours. Certains ont perdu leur emploi, d’autres leur entreprise et d’autres ont été arrêtés. Je suis membre du parti depuis 1996, et je crois qu’il ne s’est pas passé une année sans qu’au moins un de nos membres soit emprisonné. Nos antennes régionales doivent fonctionner à partir des domiciles de nos membres, et même cela ne les empêche pas d’être harcelés” Source:  Natig Adilov, porte-parole du Parti du front populaire d'Azerbaïdjan URL:  Azerbaïdjan. Incarcéré, le chef d'un organisme de surveillance des élections doit bénéficier d'un procès équitable Description:  Communiqué de presse, 17 décembre 2013. URL:  Azerbaïdjan. Un journaliste et un écrivain ont été incarcérés dans un climat de répression implacable Description:  Communiqué de presse, 13 novembre 2013. URL:  Azerbaïdjan. Une spirale infernale d'oppression à l'approche de l'élection présidentielle Description:  Nouvelle/Rapport, 8 octobre 2013.

Mysterious explosions and discretionary arrests: A day in the life of Azerbaijan’s opposition - 5 March 2014

Headline Title:  A day in the life of Azerbaijan’s opposition When the phone of Natig Adilov, rang at 4:35am on Monday, he immediately knew it would be bad news. Members of Azerbaijan's Popular Front Party believe an explosion at their headquarters in Baku on Monday was no coincidence as authorities continue to try and silence them. Media Node:  Azerbaijan Story Location:  Azerbaiyán 42° 36' 5.8464" N, 45° 47' 31.254" E “Our members are harassed daily. Some have lost their jobs, some have lost their businesses and others have been arrested. I have been a member of the party since 1996 and I do not remember a single year in which we have not had members in jail. Our regional offices are forced to operate from the homes of our members and even then they are not left alone. ” Source:  Natig Adilov, spokesperson for the opposition Azerbaijan Popular Front Party. URL:  Azerbaijan: Detained election watchdog chief must get fair trial Description:  News Story, 17 December 2013. URL:  Azerbaijan: Journalist and writer jailed as ruthless crackdown continues Description:  News Story, 13 November 2013. URL:  Azerbaijan in downward spiral of oppression ahead of presidential elections Description:  Story/Report, 8 October 2013.

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