VAK liquidation causes uproar in Azerbaijani parliament
The liquidation of the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress (VAK) has caused uproar in the Azerbaijani parliament.
14:12 16 May
New Azerbaijan Party holds conference on national leader Heydar Aliyev’s birth anniversary
New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) held on Saturday a conference titled “Ideas and strategy of deep reforms of Heydar Aliyev” on the occasion of the 94th birth anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev.
14:00 06 May
Draft code of conduct for Azerbaijani MPs to be discussed at parliament’s plenary session
The new 13-article draft code of conduct for parliamentarians was discussed at a joint meeting of the Azerbaijani Parliament’s Human Rights Committee and the Committee on Law Policy and State Building on Thursday.
14:35 20 April
CoE experts’ report on NGOs presented in Baku
A conference, entitled “Conformity of Azerbaijan’s legislation and practice on NGOs to European standards”, kicked off in Baku April 18.
12:40 18 April
Baku hosts int’l conference on Islamic solidarity
An international conference, entitled “Islamic solidarity: the harmony of religious and cultural diversity”, kicked off in Baku April 12.
10:40 12 April
Azerbaijan erects monument to soldiers martyred fighting for Lele Tepe
A monument has been erected in the Horadiz city of Azerbaijan’s Fuzuli district in honor of the soldiers martyred fighting for Lele Tepe height in April last year.
14:51 06 April
March held in Horadiz to celebrate anniversary of April victories
A march was held in Horadiz city of Azerbaijan’s Fuzuli district on Thursday to celebrate the first anniversary of the April victories over Armenians.
12:35 06 April
Azerbaijan parliament approves ombudsperson’s annual report - UPDATED
Azerbaijan’s parliament has approved the annual report of Azerbaijan’s Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsperson) Elmira Suleymanova.
14:03 07 March
Azerbaijani MPs praise Mehriban Aliyeva’s appointment as first vice-president
The appointment of Mehriban Aliyeva as Azerbaijan’s First Vice-President is a social order of the society, said Deputy Executive Secretary of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP), MP Siyavush Novruzov.
13:58 07 March
Annual report by Azerbaijani Ombudsman recommended to parliament’s plenary session
The 2016 report by Azerbaijan’s Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) was discussed at a meeting of the parliament’s Human Rights Committee on Wednesday.
13:51 01 March
Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament: "Military provocations became key tool for Armenia"
"The events of last night on the front, once more show that Armenia neither respects the international law, nor the principle of territorial integrity of the country, in general, does not feel responsible for its actions”.
21:24 25 February
New Azerbaijan Party holds event on occasion of 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide
Attending the event, Deputy Prime Minister, Deputy Chairman and Executive Secretary of New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) Ali Ahmadov said in his speech that the perpetrators of the Khojaly genocide haven’t punished yet: “They caused Armenians’ being remembered as child murderers in the history. By killing not only adults, but also children, they once again proved that they are child murderers.”
13:07 25 February
Azerbaijani parliamentary leadership meets media representatives
A meeting was held Friday between the Azerbaijani parliamentary leadership and heads of some electronic and print media outlets.
15:47 17 February
Azerbaijan prepares bill on prevention of int’l crimes and punishment of perpetrators
Azerbaijani Parliament has prepared a new bill “On prevention of international crimes and punishment of their perpetrators”.
11:51 10 February
ICRC: Return of Chingiz Gurbanov’s body in spotlight
Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Chairperson of the parliament’s Human Rights Committee Bahar Muradova has today met with Elena Ajmone Sessera, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Azerbaijan.
17:51 26 January
Bahar Muradova: Russia capable of influencing Karabakh conflict settlement
Russia, which enjoys friendly ties and strategic partnership with Azerbaijan, has capabilities to seriously influence the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Bahar Muradova, Azerbaijani Parliament Vice-Speaker, told reporters on Thursday.
13:06 19 January
Azerbaijani MPs complains about state agencies
Azerbaijani MPs Yevda Abramov and Tahir Karimi made complaints about some state agencies and ministries.
11:21 19 January
Azerbaijan says fulfils obligations on protection of children’s rights
The government of Azerbaijan properly fulfils obligations on the protection of children’s rights and pays special attention to this issue, said Bahar Muradova, vice-speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament.
13:50 15 December
Azerbaijani MP objects to suspension of subsidies to local executive authorities
Baku. Mubariz Aslanov – APA. The decision on suspending subsidies to local executive authorities is not the right step and is in contrast with the state policy, Azerbaijani MP Arif Rahimzade, who also chairs the parliamentary Committee on regional issues, said on Friday.
13:14 02 December
Azerbaijani MP calls for revival of death penalty
Baku. Mubariz Aslanov – APA. Azerbaijani MP Elmira Akhundova has voiced her concern over the growing domestic violence in the country, calling for the revival of death penalty.
18:15 29 November