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Azerbaijani woman attempts to take her own life after outcry over ‘vagina poster’

A criminal case was started for ‘incitement to suicide’ with several feminist activists and journalists being questioned. 

Azerbaijani woman attempts to take her own life after outcry over ‘vagina poster’

A criminal case was started for ‘incitement to suicide’ with several feminist activists and journalists being questioned. 

Women’s Day protest goes ahead in Baku despite attempts by police to disperse it

Police used violence towards the protesters and detained around dozen of participants.

Women’s Day protest goes ahead in Baku despite attempts by police to disperse it

Police used violence towards the protesters and detained around dozen of participants.

Anti–domestic violence march goes ahead in Baku despite attempts by police to disperse it

Despite police violence, protesters were able to regroup and continue the protest.

Anti–domestic violence march goes ahead in Baku despite attempts by police to disperse it

Despite police violence, protesters were able to regroup and continue the protest.

Azerbaijani students struggle with high tuition fees

As students continue to drop out of university for financial reasons, critics call for reform.

Azerbaijani students struggle with high tuition fees

By Kamran Mahmudov

As students continue to drop out of university for financial reasons, critics call for reform.

Azerbaijan’s new morality police

New police units fighting against ‘immoral actions’ in Baku will affect not only sex-workers but may also be used as a tool to pressure civil society.

Azerbaijan’s new morality police

By Sabina Abubakirova

New police units fighting against ‘immoral actions’ in Baku will affect not only sex-workers but may also be used as a tool to pressure civil society.

Opinion | Cosmetic touch-ups won’t break Azerbaijan’s cycle of crisis

The Azerbaijani government must address the underlying issues instead of buying time with nonsolutions.

Opinion | Cosmetic touch-ups won’t break Azerbaijan’s cycle of crisis

By Arzu Geybulla

The Azerbaijani government must address the underlying issues instead of buying time with nonsolutions.

Confrontation at Baku court as pepper spray used against defendants

Employees of the Penitentiary Service used pepper spray on 11 men convicted of the 2018 Ganja protests while they were behind bars. 

Confrontation at Baku court as pepper spray used against defendants

Employees of the Penitentiary Service used pepper spray on 11 men convicted of the 2018 Ganja protests while they were behind bars. 

Protest in Baku in support of hunger-striking opposition politician

Around 20 people marched through Baku’s Winter Park demanding the release of Azad Hasanov and other political prisoners.

Protest in Baku in support of hunger-striking opposition politician

Around 20 people marched through Baku’s Winter Park demanding the release of Azad Hasanov and other political prisoners.

Azerbaijan’s paralysed civil society

As the government continues to interfere with the activities of NGOs, the sector has become paralysed.

Azerbaijan’s paralysed civil society

By Kamran Mahmudov

As the government continues to interfere with the activities of NGOs, the sector has become paralysed.

Azerbaijan increases minimum wage

The minimum monthly wage will increase from ₼180 ($110) to ₼250 ($150) as of 1 September.

Azerbaijan increases minimum wage

The minimum monthly wage will increase from ₼180 ($110) to ₼250 ($150) as of 1 September.

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