Heydar Isayev

Heydar is a freelance journalist based in Baku. He covers conflicts, society, and the underrepresented. His work has appeared on Transitions Online, Corridors, Chai Khana, and the Caucasus Edition: Journal of Conflict Transformations.

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A network of education centres run by young people for young people is helping demolish barriers facing ethnic Azeris in Georgian society.

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