04/06/2015 StrasbourgOn June 12 the first European Games begin in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. More than 6,000 athletes from 50 countries will run, fight and jump for medals, igniting the passions of millions of...
Third party intervention
Commissioner Muižnieks intervenes before the European Court of Human Rights on the cases of Rasul Jafarov and Anar Mammadli
01/04/2015 StrasbourgToday the Commissioner made public two written contributions sent to the European Court of Human Rights concerning the cases of human rights defenders Rasul Jafarov and Anar Mammadli. Following the...
Third party intervention
Commissioner Muižnieks intervenes before the European Court of Human Rights on the case of Intigam Aliyev
18/03/2015 StrasbourgToday the Commissioner made public his written contribution sent to the European Court of Human Rights concerning the case of human rights defender and lawyer Intigam Aliyev. The Commissioner...
Third party interventions
Commissioner Muižnieks intervenes in cases concerning Azerbaijan before the European Court of Human Rights
24/02/2015 StrasbourgToday, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, published written observations submitted to the European Court of Human Rights on the case of Hilal Mammadov against...
Visit to Azerbaijan
24/10/2014 Baku“The targeting of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan must stop” said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, at the end of a two-day visit to the country. “The...
Observations on Azerbaijan
23/04/2014 Strasbourg"Freedom of expression, assembly and association are regrettably deteriorating in Azerbaijan. I once again call on the authorities to pay urgent attention to these issues so as to comply with...
Restrictions on freedom of expression and assembly still serious human rights concerns in Azerbaijan
11/12/2013 Strasbourg[11/12/2013] In a video message to the Azerbaijan's Human Rights Forum, organized by the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS), in Baku, Azerbaijan, the Commissioner expressed his...
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights and OSCE media freedom representative concerned at further restrictions to free expression in Azerbaijan
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