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Baku court sentences Nagorno-Karabakh Armenian to 15 years imprisonment 

Rashid Beglaryan was charged with involvement in genocide and terrorism in Khojaly. 

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Abusive ‘private’ lawsuits: Georgia’s government SLAPPs its critics 

Georgian officials are increasingly using private lawsuits to silence their critics free from public scrutiny. 

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Spacey and sexual misconduct in Armenia

Arshaluys Barseghyan

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A new wave of queer Georgian film under threat

As Georgia’s government intensifies its campaign against queer representation and activism, a new wave of films showcasing queer Georgian stories are at risk.

A new wave of queer Georgian film under threat

As Georgia’s government intensifies its campaign against queer representation and activism, a new wave of films showcasing queer Georgian stories are at risk.

Explainer | What’s in Georgia’s new anti-queer bill?

The ruling Georgian Dream party has tabled a package bill of anti-queer legislation and amendments, coming in the wake of years of rhetoric condemning ‘LGBT propaganda’.

Explainer | What’s in Georgia’s new anti-queer bill?

The ruling Georgian Dream party has tabled a package bill of anti-queer legislation and amendments, coming in the wake of years of rhetoric condemning ‘LGBT propaganda’.

Fears in Abkhazia as Georgia grows closer to Russia

Politicians in both Abkhazia and Georgia appear to have hinted at the possibility of closer  relations. 

Fears in Abkhazia as Georgia grows closer to Russia

Politicians in both Abkhazia and Georgia appear to have hinted at the possibility of closer  relations. 

Power of the people: what made Armenia’s Velvet Revolution successful?

Leading figures in Armenia’s Velvet Revolution discuss the factors and strategies that contributed to the movement's success.

Power of the people: what made Armenia’s Velvet Revolution successful?

Leading figures in Armenia’s Velvet Revolution discuss the factors and strategies that contributed to the movement's success.

Opinion

Opinion | Four years of entrapment: why Azerbaijan’s land borders remain closed

Azerbaijan’s land borders have been closed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Opinion | Georgia’s minimum wage is stuck in the 90s

It’s past time for Georgia to raise its minimum wage, which has remained unchanged since the 1990s. 

Opinion | How Azerbaijan uses ‘anti-colonialism’ to authoritarian ends

Azerbaijan’s official statements have in recent months taken a new turn, using anti-colonial rhetoric to criticise Western countries for their involvement in the region.