Mehman Huseynov is a blogger, journalist and activist in Azerbaijan. He has used social media to make public some dishonest activities of officials. Media around the world have used his photos of peaceful protests being violently broken up in Baku, the capital city. Mehman has two brothers, Ibrahim and Emin who is also a famous human rights defender.
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This is Mehman Huseynov. He is supposed to be in prison until March 3, 2019. Amnesty International wants your help to free him now. Here’s why.
A few years ago, Mehman got angry when he noticed government officials doing dishonest things. He also learned that some officials were not respecting people’s human rights. He decided to use photos and videos on social media to make the public aware of those injustices. That made the officials angry with him.