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Aytan Farhadova

Aytan is an accomplished journalist with extensive experience of working with Azerbaijani, regional, and international media outlets and organisations. Formerly associated with Meydan TV, a prominent Azerbaijani online TV outlet in exile, she is now based in Georgia. Aytan is passionate about investigative journalism and courageously covering topics ranging from government accountability to domestic violence.

French school to close in Baku amidst diplomatic tensions

A French school in Baku is closing, as tensions between France and Azerbaijan rise. 

Around 60 Azerbaijani Tiktokers ‘punished for immoral content’ 

The Interior Ministry told OC Media that they were detained for posting ‘immoral content’.

Russia begins withdrawal of peacekeepers from Nagorno-Karabakh

Moscow has confirmed that it was withdrawing its peacekeeping troops from Nagorno-Karabakh.

‘My son is not a smuggler’: how Azerbaijan detains critics

Azerbaijan has detained journalists and activists on charges of smuggling money, but their families claim that the accusations are far from the truth. 

Activist arrested after spraying ‘Stalin’ on Heydar Aliyev statue sentenced to six years

The activist, a member of Azerbaijan’s Popular Front Party, was detained in August of last year.

Clashes reported on Armenia–Azerbaijan border

Armenia and Azerbaijan exchanged accusations over the border situation. 

EU monitors deny Azerbaijani claims of Armenian border buildup

Azerbaijan has accused Armenia of amassing its troops on the border.

Outrage in Azerbaijan over planned EU and US meeting with Armenia

Azerbaijan has accused the West of bias for planning a trilateral summit between the EU, US, and Armenia in Brussels next month.

Azerbaijani authorities remain silent over murder of trans woman 

Local activists have demanded the authorities investigate the killing. 

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