Chamber judgment concerning Azerbaijan

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21/02/2019

 

In the case of Mammadov and Others v. Azerbaijan the Court found several violations of the Convention.

The initial application had been lodged by an Azerbaijani academic, editor-in-chief of an Azerbaijani-Talysh newspaper, who complained that he had been held illegally and subjected to ill-treatment by agents from the national security ministry, without being given the medical treatment he required. He died while still in custody in 2009, after which his wife and his son, who also died in 2011, maintained the application and raised a fresh complaint related to the death.

 

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