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Ismi Aghayev

Ismi has worked as a journalist since 2017 and is passionate about multimedia journalism. He is particularly interested in peacebuilding and human rights.

Armenia detains ‘lost’ Azerbaijani soldier

Unconfirmed media reports suggest that he was accompanied by another Azerbaijani soldier who evaded capture.

Azerbaijani blogger detained and released in Moscow for ‘war crimes’ 

Kamil Zeynalli was detained after Armenia placed him on an international wanted list on charges of murder. 

Pashinyan and Aliyev meet at Munich Security Conference

The two leaders had their first direct talks in over seven months on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference.

Imprisoned Azerbaijani opposition figure Ibadoghlu could ‘fall into coma’ 

Opposition leader Gubad Ibadoghlu has been imprisoned since July 2023.

Four Armenians killed in Azerbaijani ‘revenge operation’

The attack took place after an Azerbaijani soldier was wounded along the border, despite Armenia promising to investigate the incident.

Azerbaijan detains opposition youth activist

Ayyub Chalabi, 23, is a member of opposition figure Gubad Ibadoghlu’s  the Azerbaijan Democracy and Welfare party.

AbzasMedia to continue from exile despite imprisonment of management team

On Thursday, Abzas named veteran Azerbaijani journalist Leyla Mustafayeva as their new editor-in-chief.

Turkey warns Armenia to accept ‘hand of peace’ 

Turkey said Armenia would ‘suffer serious damages just like in the 2020 war’ if they did not conclude a peace agreement with Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan leaves PACE after vote to exclude their delegation

Seventy-six delegates voted in favour of excluding Azerbaijan over its human rights record, with 10 voting against and 4 abstaining. 

Azerbaijan detains 10th media worker ahead of elections

Shahin Rzayev is the latest journalist to be detained in Azerbaijan’s ongoing media crackdown.

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