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Human rights defender Intigam Aliev's health is rapidly deteriorating due to a lack of adequate medical care in the detention facility. Authorities have removed 4 of the 5 lawyers working on his ca...
Two main lawyers representing Azerbaijani human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Leyla Yunus have been removed from her case, while the third lawyer is facing criminal charges.
Khadija Ismayilova fears arrest after being harassed by the authorities and prevented from leaving the country. She has long been targeted by the authorities for her critical reporting.
Independent Azerbaijani journalist and human rights defender, Ilgar Nasibov, who was brutally attacked on 21 August, is himself accused of assault.