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Voice | ‘I was kidnapped by my family’

Devran Ibrahimsoy, 25, did not receive his family’s support when he discovered his gender identity; after he fled to Baku, they even kidnapped him.

Voice | ‘I was kidnapped by my family’

Devran Ibrahimsoy, 25, did not receive his family’s support when he discovered his gender identity; after he fled to Baku, they even kidnapped him.

Video | Azerbaijan’s first feminist concert

On 28 February, feminist collective Fem Utopia organised a concert featuring feminist protest songs. 

Video | Azerbaijan’s first feminist concert

On 28 February, feminist collective Fem Utopia organised a concert featuring feminist protest songs. 

Opinion | Who are the feminists in Azerbaijan?

We must distinguish feminists from those who say they advocate for equality but reject the ‘f-word’. 

Opinion | Who are the feminists in Azerbaijan?

By Vahid Aliyev

We must distinguish feminists from those who say they advocate for equality but reject the ‘f-word’. 

Leak targets prominent Azerbaijani feminist in run-up to Women’s Day 

The private Facebook conversations from Gulnara Mehdiyeva were published amidst an online campaign targeting women’s rights activists.

Leak targets prominent Azerbaijani feminist in run-up to Women’s Day 

The private Facebook conversations from Gulnara Mehdiyeva were published amidst an online campaign targeting women’s rights activists.

Health workers in Azerbaijan protest ‘exploitation’

Health workers from a state-run COVID-19 hospital in Baku demanding unpaid salaries.

Health workers in Azerbaijan protest ‘exploitation’

Health workers from a state-run COVID-19 hospital in Baku demanding unpaid salaries.

N!DA activist imprisoned ‘for post targeting Aliyev’

Abbasov was charged with illegal use of narcotic substances while allegedly tortured and threatened with rape.

N!DA activist imprisoned ‘for post targeting Aliyev’

Abbasov was charged with illegal use of narcotic substances while allegedly tortured and threatened with rape.

Young woman’s suicide shakes Azerbaijan

After a young woman took her own life following domestic abuse, Azerbaijani conservatives have pointed to feminists as the guilty party. 

Young woman’s suicide shakes Azerbaijan

After a young woman took her own life following domestic abuse, Azerbaijani conservatives have pointed to feminists as the guilty party. 

Azerbaijan loses three cases in ECHR

The cases included two youth activists, a man held in pretrial custody without a court order, and 18 residents of Baku whose land was appropriated.

Azerbaijan loses three cases in ECHR

The cases included two youth activists, a man held in pretrial custody without a court order, and 18 residents of Baku whose land was appropriated.

Nagorno-Karabakh entry applications to be passed on to Russian peacekeepers 

Local officials have said that the information will be shared with Russian peacekeepers for ‘security purposes’.

Nagorno-Karabakh entry applications to be passed on to Russian peacekeepers 

Local officials have said that the information will be shared with Russian peacekeepers for ‘security purposes’.

Aliyev delivers scathing address over ‘Shusha land grab’ by officials

Some have speculated the president’s harsh words represent a shift in power at the top.

Aliyev delivers scathing address over ‘Shusha land grab’ by officials

Some have speculated the president’s harsh words represent a shift in power at the top.

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