Azerbaijan lifts travel ban on journalists
Azerbaijan has reversed its decision to ban journalists from leaving the country while the investigation launched against Meydan TV is still ongoing, the General Prosecutor Office of Grave Crimes Investigation Department stated on 7 May.
Muslim Unity Movement member in Turkey to be extradited to Baku
Azerbaijani citizen Elnur Mehdiyev, who has allegedly been affiliated with the Muslim Unity Movement, is supposed to be extradited from Turkey to Baku at the request of the Azerbaijani government, according to Mehdiyev’s family.
The March Pardon and #FreeThemAll
What impact have public campaigns had toward the release of a record number of political prisoners in Azerbaijan?
Azerbaijan due to sign partnership agreement with EU in May
An agreement between Azerbaijan and the European Union is expected to be signed in May, Ogtay Asadov, the speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, reported on April 23.
Azerbaijani Media Remains in a 'Very Serious Situation'
Once again, Azerbaijan has been ranked 166 in the Reporters without Borders yearly World Press Freedom Index.
Yet another rapper arrested in Azerbaijan for ‘promoting drug use’
Rapper Aydin Huseynov has been detained and sentenced to 30-day administrative detention by the Sumgayit City Court over charges of “encouraging drug use" in his lyrics.
Azerbaijani, Armenian foreign ministers meet in Moscow
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with his Armenian counterpart Zohrab Mnatsakanian in Moscow to discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Blogger Mehman Huseynov’s travel ban lifted
Huseynov had tried to leave the country on 9 April but learned he was under a travel ban on orders of the Prosecutor General's Office.
Rearrested Bayram Mammadov’s health deteriorating
The health of Bayram Mammadov, who was recently pardoned by the president and later arrested again, deteriorated in jail, local news platforms report.
Detained Muslim Union Movement member Anar Jabbarov released
Jabbarov was accused of drug possession but the charges against him were dropped due to lack of evidence.