FIRST SECTION DECISION Application no. 26291/06 Adil Soltan Oglu GAHRAMANOV against Azerbaijan The European Court of Human Rights (First Section), sitting on 15 October 2013 as a Chamber composed of: Isabelle Berro-Lefèvre, President, Elisabeth Steiner, Khanlar Hajiyev, Mirjana Lazarova Trajkovska, Julia Laffranque, Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos, Erik Møse, judges, and Søren Nielsen, Section Registrar, Having regard to the above application lodged on 21 June 2006, Having regard to the observations submitted by the respondent Government and the observations in reply submitted by the applicant, Having deliberated, decides as follows: THE FACTS 1. The applicant, Mr Adil Soltan oglu Gahramanov (Adil Soltan oğlu Qəhrəmanov), is an Azerbaijani national, who was born in 1957 and lives in Baku. 2. He was represented before the Court by E. Guliyev, a lawyer practising in Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani Government (“the Government”) were represented by their Agent, Mr Ç. Asgarov.