PACE President applauds decision to release 148 prisoners in Azerbaijan

“I have received the good news that 148 persons have been released today in Azerbaijan, including Anar Mammadli, winner of the Vaclav Havel Prize, along with political activists, journalists and human rights defenders,” said Pedro Agramunt, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). “Included among the list are:

- Human rights defenders, Taleh Khasmamadov, Rasul Jafarov
- Chairman of the National Statehood Party, Nemat Panahli
- NIDA Civic Movement members, Rashad Hasanov, Rashadat Akhundov, Mammad Azizov, Omar Mammadov
- Anar Mammadli, Vaclav Havel Prize winner
- Musavat members, Tofiq Yaqublu, Yadigar Sadiqov, Siraj Karimov
- Journalists, Parviz Hasimov, Hilal Mammadov, Rauf Mirkadirov (more...)



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