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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.

Beyond the controversies, Baku’s Europa League final brought little for locals

Despite complaints of few benefits of playing host, human rights defenders say it was beneficial in drawing attention to abuses in the country.

Beyond the controversies, Baku’s Europa League final brought little for locals

By Rahim Shaliyev

Despite complaints of few benefits of playing host, human rights defenders say it was beneficial in drawing attention to abuses in the country.

Azerbaijani journalist sued for ‘filming election fraud’

The director of a Baku school filed a lawsuit against journalist Sevinj Vagifgizi for filming her during last year’s presidential election.

Azerbaijani journalist sued for ‘filming election fraud’

The director of a Baku school filed a lawsuit against journalist Sevinj Vagifgizi for filming her during last year’s presidential election.

Voice | ‘Our families are as holy as yours’ — stories of acceptance

Despite widespread homophobic attitudes throughout the Caucasus, there are some queer people who find acceptance for who they are.

Voice | ‘Our families are as holy as yours’ — stories of acceptance

Despite widespread homophobic attitudes throughout the Caucasus, there are some queer people who find acceptance for who they are.

Activists occupy ‘historic’ building in Baku to prevent demolition

Around 200 people have gathered inside the former Molokan church and the site of the first Azerbaijani radio station.

Activists occupy ‘historic’ building in Baku to prevent demolition

Around 200 people have gathered inside the former Molokan church and the site of the first Azerbaijani radio station.

Is this the beginning of a recycling revolution in Azerbaijan?

While the Ministry of Environment sees the solution through private and public initiatives, the public expects regulatory actions.

Is this the beginning of a recycling revolution in Azerbaijan?

By Vafa Zeynalova

While the Ministry of Environment sees the solution through private and public initiatives, the public expects regulatory actions.

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