Bahruz Samadov

Bahruz is a political activist and PhD candidate at Charles University in Prague.

Seeking acceptance: the Pakistanis building a new life in Azerbaijan

For Pakistani immigrants, even those who have built a life and a family in Azerbaijan, official recognition — citizenship — can remain elusive.

The young women fleeing forced marriage in Azerbaijan

Child marriage and forced marriage in Azerbaijan leave some young women with an impossible choice: family or freedom. In spite of pressure from family, the police, and schools, some unwilling brides-to-be still decide to run away.