Founder, Election Monitoring, Democracy Studies CenterAzerbaijan
He was arrested in December 2013 and sentenced to five and a half years on politically motivated charges. Fol- lowing the international outrage, he was released on 17 March 2016. In September 2014. In 2014 Mr. Mammadli was awarded the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).