Remembering the Plight of Human Rights Defenders in Prison
On the eve of the arrest of investigative Journalist Khadiya Ismayilova Civil Rights Defenders and other members of the Sports for Rights coalition together with the Civic Society Platform call for the immediate and unconditional release from prison of all human rights defenders in Azerbaijan.
Ismayilova is one of dozens of human rights defenders and political prisoners who have been incarcerated by the regime on politically motivated charges. Others include:
Human Rights Defenders:
Civil Movement Activists:
For a full transcript of the joint statement please click on the link belowStatements.
Tags: Azerbaijan, Khadiya Ismayilova, and Sports for Rights Campaign.