Afgan Mukhtarli

  • Afgan Mukhtarli Loses Azerbaijani Supreme Court Appeal

    The Azerbaijan Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by Afgan Mukhtarli, the journalist who disappeared from a Tbilisi street in May of 2017 and reappeared two days later in a Baku courtroom.

  • Azerbaijan: Mukhtarli Accuser Fails to Appear in Court

    The border guard who accused an Azerbaijani journalist of assaulting him while illegally crossing the border from Georgia failed to appear on Friday  at an Appeals Court hearing in Shaki.

  • Azerbaijan Sentences Investigative Reporter to Six Years

    Afgan Mukhtarli, the Azerbaijan journalist who last year disappeared from a Tbilisi street and was next seen in a Baku prison, was sentenced to six years in Azerbaijani prisons on Friday for illegally crossing the border with 10,000 of undeclared euros and assaulting a border guard.

  • Mukhtarli Lawyers Seek Questioning of Azerbaijan Passenger

    Lawyers for Afgan Mukhtarli, the Azerbaijan journalist who disappeared from Tbilisi and was next seen two days later in a Baku prison, asked a judge on Thursday to further question a witness of what Mukhtarli claims was his abduction.

  • Azeri Journalist: President Aliyev Ordered My Abduction

    Afgan Mukhtarli, the journalist who disappeared from Tbilisi and reappeared two days later in a Baku jail, said during a court hearing on Thursday that President Aliyev ordered his May 29 kidnapping in Georgia.

  • Missing Journalist Sparks Protests, Conflicting Stories

    Authorities in Azerbaijan and Georgia are facing mounting criticism for their possible role in the apparent kidnapping of Afgan Mukhtarli, the Azerbaijani journalist who disappeared from Tbilisi on May 29 and was next seen two days later being led into a Baku courtroom.

    Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli is brought to court in Baku, Azerbaijan on May 31 after disappearing from Tbilisi, Georgia, where he lives. (Photo: Reuters/Aziz Karimov)Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli is brought to court in Baku, Azerbaijan on May 31 after disappearing from Tbilisi, Georgia, where he lives. (Photo: Reuters/Aziz Karimov)

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