The anarchists targeted by Pegasus

On 9 May 2016, the “Day of Flowers” that commemorated the late Azerbaijani President Heydar Aliyev’s birthday, two anarchists celebrated the festivities and paid their respects to the dead dictator by decorating one of his statues. “Happy Day of Slaves,” they wrote on the pedestal, “Fuck this system!” Bayram Mammadov and Giyas Ibrahimov were swiftly

Azerbaijan: anarchist detained for making anti-militarist statements

Azerbaijani anarchist Giyas Ibrahimov was detained by security services for alleged anti-war statements yesterday. In the now-deleted live video he posted on his social media account,  Ibrahimov broadcasted security forces entering his flat in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku and refusing to tell him why he was being detained. “At first they said that they were from