Azerbaijan – Arrest of journalist Khadija Ismayilova (05.12.14)
France expresses its concern following the arrest on December 5 in Baku of investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova for “incitement to suicide.” President Hollande met with her during his visit to Azerbaijan in May.
Azerbaijan - Arif Yunus placed in pre-trial detention (05.08.14)
France deplores the placement into pre-trial detention of Arif Yunus, the husband of human rights activist Leyla Yunus, who was arrested on July 30.
Armenia - Azerbaijan – Violent incidents in Nagorno-Karabakh (04.08.14)
France is concerned by the upsurge in violence along the line of demarcation between Nagorno-Karabakh and the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, which has left several dead in recent days.
Azerbaijan – Sentencing of Ilgar Mammadov (17.03.14)
France deplores the sentencing of Ilgar Mammadov, chairman of the Republicanist Alternative Movement, to 7 years in prison for “organizing mass disturbances” and “resisting the police.”
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