23 Jul 2020
EHRAC's Legal Consultant Ramute Remezaite and former EHRAC Oak Fellow Ulkar Aliyeva write about the prevalence of torture in Azerbaijan.
13 Jul 2020
Four critical news websites blocked by the authorities in Azerbaijan have responded to the Government’s submissions to the European Court of Human Rights and reiterated their claim that the ban violates their right to freedom of expression.
3 Jul 2020
EHRAC and Amnesty International have urged the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers to call upon the Government of Azerbaijan to end the restrictive situation for human rights defenders in the country, as part of its obligations to comply with legally- binding judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.
2 Jul 2020
EHRAC and Human Rights Watch have filed a third-party intervention to the European Court of Human Rights arguing that a case concerning the alleged abduction and torture of a gay man during a crackdown on LGBTI+ people in Chechnya.
European Court of Human Rights accepts mother’s “prima facie case” of son’s torture and death at the hands of Russian police26 Jun 2020
Russian police were responsible for the death of a detainee who they claimed had committed suicide by jumping out of a fourth-floor window of a police station in the republic of Kabardino-Balkaria in 2007.
25 Jun 2020
Azerbaijan’s suspension and disbarment of prominent human rights lawyer Khalid Bagirov was in breach of his freedom of expression and right to a private life.
23 Jun 2020
The Russian authorities unlawfully dispersed a public demonstration intended to commemorate the murdered journalist Anna Politkovskaya in the town of Nazran in 2006.
19 Jun 2020
EHRAC Oak Fellow Dariana Gryaznova explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified dangerous trends relating to the lack of transparency in Russia.
Police beating of St. Petersburg “Dissenters’ March” protestors found to breach European Convention on Human Rights16 Jun 2020
Two peaceful protestors suffered inhuman and degrading treatment when they were savagely beaten by riot police at a peaceful rally in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2007.
26 May 2020
Azerbaijan granted “virtual impunity” to a convicted murderer because of the ethnic Armenian origin of his victims.