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‘The appearance of change’ — Azerbaijanis question if the government is opening up

After their reaction to public opinion on a number of issues, many in Azerbaijan have questioned if the government is changing course for the better.

‘The appearance of change’ — Azerbaijanis question if the government is opening up

By Kamran Mahmudov

After their reaction to public opinion on a number of issues, many in Azerbaijan have questioned if the government is changing course for the better.

Azerbaijan debates creating its own social media network

Politicians from the ruling party have been highly critical of social networks in recent weeks, suggesting proposals to restrict access.

Azerbaijan debates creating its own social media network

Politicians from the ruling party have been highly critical of social networks in recent weeks, suggesting proposals to restrict access.

Baku authorities ‘systematically ban’ protests following January rally

Three protests have been declined authorisation since thousands took to Baku’s streets in January calling for the release of ‘political prisoners’.

Baku authorities ‘systematically ban’ protests following January rally

Three protests have been declined authorisation since thousands took to Baku’s streets in January calling for the release of ‘political prisoners’.

Opinion | A plea, a protest, and a good president: cosmetic changes in a cosmetic country

A government U-turn in Azerbaijan on compensation for war victims and other concessions are only cosmetic changes to a country filled with injustice.

Opinion | A plea, a protest, and a good president: cosmetic changes in a cosmetic country

By Arzu Geybulla

A government U-turn in Azerbaijan on compensation for war victims and other concessions are only cosmetic changes to a country filled with injustice.

Azerbaijan cuts public funding for newspapers

At least 18 newspapers will lose state support, with a number of them dropping their print editions as a result.

Azerbaijan cuts public funding for newspapers

At least 18 newspapers will lose state support, with a number of them dropping their print editions as a result.

Interview | De Waal: ‘Is it time to come up with a bigger offer to Abkhazia?’

Thomas de Waal is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe, a London-based think tank.

Interview | De Waal: ‘Is it time to come up with a bigger offer to Abkhazia?’

Thomas de Waal is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe, a London-based think tank.

Opinion | Accepting our past is the only way we can move forward

In Azerbaijan, as in Armenia, remembrance of the victims of past atrocities often takes on a one-sided nature.

Opinion | Accepting our past is the only way we can move forward

By Javid Agha

In Azerbaijan, as in Armenia, remembrance of the victims of past atrocities often takes on a one-sided nature.

Azerbaijan calls for ‘urgent measures’ after Karabakh veteran statue unveiled in Georgian village

Azerbaijan summoned the Georgian ambassador over the statue of the ethnic Armenian veteran, which was unveiled on Azerbaijan’s ‘Black January’.

Azerbaijan calls for ‘urgent measures’ after Karabakh veteran statue unveiled in Georgian village

Azerbaijan summoned the Georgian ambassador over the statue of the ethnic Armenian veteran, which was unveiled on Azerbaijan’s ‘Black January’.

Charges dropped against Huseynov after thousands rally in Baku

Supporters hope Huseynov will soon be freed from jail.

Charges dropped against Huseynov after thousands rally in Baku

Supporters hope Huseynov will soon be freed from jail.

Mass hunger strikes in Azerbaijan against ‘political prosecutions’

Activists say around 20 people in prison and on the outside are on hunger strike, including investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova.

Mass hunger strikes in Azerbaijan against ‘political prosecutions’

Activists say around 20 people in prison and on the outside are on hunger strike, including investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova.