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Azerbaijani rights lawyer vows to fight on despite disbarment proceedings

Shahla Humbatova is one of only a handful of human rights lawyers remaining in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijani rights lawyer vows to fight on despite disbarment proceedings

Shahla Humbatova is one of only a handful of human rights lawyers remaining in Azerbaijan.

After grisly murder, women hold protest in Baku

The protest comes a week after the murder and dismemberment of Banu Maharramova.

After grisly murder, women hold protest in Baku

The protest comes a week after the murder and dismemberment of Banu Maharramova.

Students arrested at protest outside Lankaran university 

Three student activists were arrested while attempting to protest against alleged corruption in Lankaran State University.

Students arrested at protest outside Lankaran university 

Three student activists were arrested while attempting to protest against alleged corruption in Lankaran State University.

UN calls for release of Nagorno-Karabakh war POWs

‘Everyone deprived of their liberty for reasons related to the conflict should be returned to their homes’, a group of UN experts declared.

UN calls for release of Nagorno-Karabakh war POWs

‘Everyone deprived of their liberty for reasons related to the conflict should be returned to their homes’, a group of UN experts declared.

Azerbaijani doctor detained after warning of ‘mass infections’ in schools

The State Security Services have accused Ilaha Majidova of causing ‘confusion and unfounded concern’ in a viral audio message.

Azerbaijani doctor detained after warning of ‘mass infections’ in schools

The State Security Services have accused Ilaha Majidova of causing ‘confusion and unfounded concern’ in a viral audio message.

Families of war dead protest ‘flooded graves’ in Azerbaijan

The families of 17 soldiers from Baku’s Yasamal District have been protesting for weeks.

Families of war dead protest ‘flooded graves’ in Azerbaijan

The families of 17 soldiers from Baku’s Yasamal District have been protesting for weeks.

Seven years after the suicide of Isa Shakhmarli — little change for queer Azerbaijanis

For the past six years, Azerbaijan’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community has marked 22 January as a day to fight homophobic hate.

Seven years after the suicide of Isa Shakhmarli — little change for queer Azerbaijanis

By Hamida Giyasbayli

For the past six years, Azerbaijan’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community has marked 22 January as a day to fight homophobic hate.

Azerbaijani soldiers’ fund marred by forced donation allegations

Donations to the YASHAT fund are meant to be voluntary, but allegations have emerged of state employees being forced to donate. 

Azerbaijani soldiers’ fund marred by forced donation allegations

Donations to the YASHAT fund are meant to be voluntary, but allegations have emerged of state employees being forced to donate. 

Azerbaijan starts rolling out China’s Sinovac vaccine

Since the first case was registered in February, 227,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in Azerbaijan, with almost 3,000 having passed away. 

Azerbaijan starts rolling out China’s Sinovac vaccine

Since the first case was registered in February, 227,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in Azerbaijan, with almost 3,000 having passed away. 

Ex-head of Azerbaijan’s state media fund arrested ahead of controversial reforms 

The arrest came as Azerbaijan moves to introduce reforms to media regulation in the country that could put greater pressure on journalists.

Ex-head of Azerbaijan’s state media fund arrested ahead of controversial reforms 

The arrest came as Azerbaijan moves to introduce reforms to media regulation in the country that could put greater pressure on journalists.

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