Content tagged with Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan: Is it time to invoke Infringement Proceedings for failing to implement judgments of the Strasbourg Court?
EHRAC Legal Consultant Ramute Remezaite analyses whether infringement proceedings should be invoked in light of Azerbaijan's failure to implement judgments.
EHRAC is offering a bursary to cover the costs for a human rights defender from Russia, Georgia, Armenia or Ukraine to attend the ‘40th Training Course for Defenders from the Regions’ run by Geneva for Human Rights which takes place on 25 February-10 March 2017. The course will focus on the UN Human Rights Council, international human rights and […]
Resource | Case Summary | 2 Jun 2016 | By Shona MacKay
Leyla Yunus (the first applicant) and Arif Yunus (the second applicant), are well-known human rights defenders in Azerbaijan.
Resource | Case Summary | 17 Mar 2016 | By Anastasia Denisova
Rasul Jafarov, the applicant, is a prominent civil society activist in Azerbaijan and the Chairman of Human Rights Club (“HRC”), a human rights NGO.
Resource | Article | 9 Dec 2016 | By Anahit Simonyan
In light of governmental inaction the article suggests that domestic violence should now be regarded as a state-sponsored form of torture against women in this region, where patriarchal norms and rules override the rights and freedoms of women formally guaranteed domestically and internationally.
Resource | Report | 14 Jul 2016 | By Kate Levine
Preventing and addressing violence against women in Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia
Kate Levine explores how UN mechanisms dealing with violence against women have engaged with this issue regionally, drawing on our experience of X and Y v Georgia, the first case from the region to be decided by the UN CEDAW Committee.
Resource | Article | 14 Jul 2016 | By Kirill Koroteev
Kirill Koroteev (Legal Director, Memorial HRC) explores some of the parallels between Russia and Azerbaijan.
Resource | Article | 14 Jul 2016 | By Intigam Aliyev, Rasul Jafarov and Anar Mammadli
The Azerbaijani authorities have released a number of imprisoned human rights defenders. However, with dozens of political prisoners still behind bars, their release cannot be interpreted as a sea change in government attitudes towards critical voices.
Resource | Article | 14 Jul 2016 | By Samed Rahimli
Samed Rahimli, a human rights lawyer in Baku, provides an insight into the experiences of lawyers defending those who protect the rights of others.
European Court asks Azerbaijani Government to account for human rights lawyer Khalid Bagirov’s disbarment
The European Court of Human Rights requested that the Azerbaijani Government submit its observations in the case of Khalid Bagirov’s disbarment from the Azerbaijani Bar Association (ABA).