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Azerbaijan fails again to ensure justice for Jabbar Savalan

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan fails again to ensure justice for Jabbar Savalan 29 November 2011 Amnesty International reiterates its call for the immediate release of Jabbar Savalan after today’s decision of Azerbaijan’s Supreme Court to uphold the conviction of the 20-year-old political activist. “Azerbaijani courts have once again demonstrated that there is no rule of law in Azerbaijan when political interests are concerned” said John Dalhuisen, Deputy Director for Amnesty International’s Europe and Central Asia Programme. On 4 May 2011, Jabbar Savalan was jailed for two and a half…

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