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State Secretary of Norway visits Human Rights House Tbilisi

On February 15, 2017 Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) hosted the Delegation of Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs headed by State Secretary Marit Berger Røsland. 16 Feb 2017 »

Image: Alaif Hasanov attending June 2016 consultations with the Special Rapporteur on the Independences of Judges and Lawyers, Monica Pinto. 
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Azerbaijan highest court rejects human rights lawyer's appeal

Alaif Hasanov has fought at every level of the court system against his expulsion from the Azerbaijani Bar Association, which came as a result of him defending political prisoners. 08 Feb 2017 »

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NGOs urge EU to press Azerbaijani President on human rights

The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, met top EU officials in Brussels on 6 February. NGOs viewed the visit as an opportunity for the EU to send a clear message on human rights. 06 Feb 2017 »

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PACE responds to Azerbaijan attacks on journalists

The Council of Europe has “deplored the use of criminal laws against journalists and bloggers” in Azerbaijan, with the Parliamentary Assembly voting overwhelmingly for strong amendments in its recent resolution on protecting journalists. 31 Jan 2017 »

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Appeal for release of Crimean human rights lawyer

The persecution of Crimean Tatars and human rights defenders has been expanding to arrests of the human rights lawyers that defend their rights. Crimean Tatar lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and his client Crimean Tatar activist Seyran Saliev, now released, were arrested and detained for 10 days and 12 days respectively. 27 Jan 2017 »

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