Azerbaijani (Turk) Activist Mahmood Ojaghlou Indicted on New Charges

On April 19, 2023, Azerbaijani (Turk) activist Mahmood Ojaghlou was indicted by the Tehran Public and Revolutionary Court on new charges. He has been in custody since his arrest on December 11, 2022, and is currently being held at Evin Prison.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on April 19, 2023Azerbaijani (Turk) activist Mahmood Ojaghlou was indicted on charges of “membership in Azerbaijan National Awakening group” and “disturbing public opinions to cause unrest.”

Ojaghlou has also been charged with “propaganda against the regime” and “assembly and collusion against national security” on December 12, 2022.
Ojaghlou has faced other arrests by security forces in the past.