(English) Remembering the Plight of Human Rights Defenders in Prison

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On the eve of the arrest of investigative Journalist Khadiya Ismayilova Civil Rights Defenders and other members of the Sports for Rights coalition together with the Civic Society Platform call for the immediate and unconditional release from prison of all human rights defenders in Azerbaijan.

Ismayilova is one of dozens of human rights defenders and political prisoners who have been incarcerated by the regime on politically motivated charges. Others include:

Journalists:

  • Nijat Aliyev
  • Araz Guliyev
  • Parviz Hashimli
  • Seymur Hezi
  • Hilal Mammadov
  • Rauf Mirkadirov
  • Tofig Yagublu
  • Bloggers:

  • Abdul Abilov
  • Faraj Karimli
  • Omar Mammadov
  • Rashad Ramazanov
  • Ilkin Rustamzade
  • Human Rights Defenders:

  • Intigam Aliyev
  • Rasul Jafarov
  • Taleh Khasmammadov
  • Anar Mammadli
  • Arif Yunus
  • Leyla Yunus
  • Civil Movement Activists:

  • Rashadat Akundov
  • Mammad Azizov
  • Rashad Hasanov
  • Opposition Activists:

  • Yadigar Sadikhov
  • Ilgar Mammadov
  • For a full transcript of the joint statement please click on the link below

    Joint Statement Azerbaijan

    Kategorier: Uttalanden.
    Taggar: Azerbajdzjan, Khadiya Ismayilova, och Sports for Rights Campaign.
    Regions: Azerbajdzjan.