Looks like this list will just get longer and longer.
I started compiling list of arrested, detained (as well as released) activists in Azerbaijan since August ahead of the upcoming referendum.
It is work in progress.
Natig Jafarli arrested August 13, 2016 (REAL movement)- sentenced to 4 months in pretrial detention; charges: illegal entrepreneurship and abuse of power (Released September 9, ;
*Bakhtiyar Hajiyev fined in the amount of 100AZN for "petty hooliganism";
Elgiz Gahraman, arrested August 13, 2016 (N!DA)- sentenced to 4 months in pretrial detention on charges of drug possession (later interrogated for alleged links to Gulen movement);
Elshen Gasimov arrested August 15, 2016 (REAL movement)- sentenced to 7 days in administrative detention for resisting police [released];
Togrul Ismayilov arrested August 15, 2016 (REAL movement)- sentenced to 7 days in administrative detention for resisting police [released];
Turgut Gambar detained August 18, 2016 (N!DA)- released;
Aytac Ahmadova detained August 18, 2016 (journalist)- released;
Ilgar Valiyev detained August 18, 2016 (journalist)- released;
Parviz hashimli detained August 18, 2016 (journalist, former political prisoner)- released but fined for "petty hooliganism" in the amount of 50AZN;
Fuad Ahmadli August 18, 2016 (Popular Front Party member)- accused of abuse of power; appeal on pre-trial detention is rejected on Aug 24. In addition Ahmadli was accused of Article 302 and 308 of the Criminal Code, violation of the criminal investigation activity and abuse of power respectively. Police also tried linking Ahmadli's case to Gulen investigations accusing him for providing Gulen network with personal information of mobile phone subscribers while Ahmadli worked as call center operator at Azerfon.
Gadim Bakirov August 18, 2016 (Popular Front Party member)- sentenced to 25 days in administrative detention;
Vasif Fatiyev August 19, 2016 (Popular Front Party member) detained then released August 22;
Samir Ibrahim August 20, 2016 (Musavat party member) detained then released the same day;
Novruz Guluzade August 20, 2016 (Azerbaijan Nation Party)- detained then released the same day;
Faig Amirli August 20, 2016 (Azadliq Newspaper, Finance director)- charged with Article 168 of the Criminal Code (violation of citizen's rights while performing religious activity);
Ismayil Rasulov detained August 24, 2016 (Popular Front Party member)- sentenced to 30 days of administrative detention for resisting police (Rasulov is Karabakh war veteran); Released August 30 after public outcry to an arrest of war veteran;
Azadliq Newspaper does not print its new issue due to outstanding debt- August 28, 2016;
Mehman Huseynov August 29 (blogger)- detained, then released;
Masud Asgar August 29 (N!DA activist)- detained, then released;
Samir Asadli August 29 (N!DA activist)- detained, then released;
*All three- Mehman, Masud and Samir were taken to the police after filming the conditions at the local hospital. Mehman is known for posting controversial videos exposing corruption, inequality and other social and economic problems across the country on his video channel.
Also on August 29, it is two year anniversary since journalist Seymur Hezi's unlawful arrest;
August 30, 2016- Movsum Samadov, political prisoner begins hunger strike in protest to proposed constitutional amendments and the upcoming referendum after which he is placed in penal isolation ward.
Also on August 30, Freedom House launches new "#" dedicated to President Ilham Aliyev ahead of Referenedum: #desperate
September 6, 2016- court in Baku extended pre-trial detention period of young activist Bayram Mammadov by additional two months. Mammadov was arrested in May on charges of drug posession;
Also on September 6, writer and author of numerous books Akram Aylisli was invited to the police as part of the on-going criminal case launched against him at the end of March of this year for alleged assault against government employee at Azerbaijan International Airport.
September 8, 2016- former prosecutor Rufat Safarov who resigned as a sign of protest to the on-going corruption sentenced to 9 years in prison on bribery charges (Safarov's father happens to be one of the founder's of the ruling party);
Also on September 8, 2016, court in Baku began the hearing in the case of youth activist Giyas Ibrahimov. Ibrahimov was arrested in May on charges of drug possession together with Bayram Mammadov. However both men exposed torture and ill treatment during their detention in their detailed descriptions. The two were arrested after drawing graffiti on the statue of the late president Haydar Aliyev.
September 9, 2016- Parliament plans to grant "investigators" rights to search without search warrants.
Also on September 9, police questioned editor in chief of opposition Azadliq newspaper Rahim Hajiyev. He is the fourth Azadliq newspaper staff to be questioned following questioning of Vidadi Mammadov, Khayal Babayev and editor Sujaddin Sharifov.