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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.

Teen attacked in Baku for commemorating bullied schoolgirl

The 14-year-old girl was attacked by a 28-year-old man after she organised a commemoration for a schoolgirl who committed suicide after being bullied.

Teen attacked in Baku for commemorating bullied schoolgirl

The 14-year-old girl was attacked by a 28-year-old man after she organised a commemoration for a schoolgirl who committed suicide after being bullied.

Pardoned ‘political prisoner’ re-arrested in Azerbaijan

Bayram Mammadov was re-arrested just 13 days after being released in a presidential amnesty.

Pardoned ‘political prisoner’ re-arrested in Azerbaijan

Bayram Mammadov was re-arrested just 13 days after being released in a presidential amnesty.

Shopkeepers call for compensation after fire devastates Baku mall

A fire engulfed the city’s Diglas Shopping Centre on Tuesday.

Shopkeepers call for compensation after fire devastates Baku mall

A fire engulfed the city’s Diglas Shopping Centre on Tuesday.

Police in Azerbaijan break up women’s day march

The march for equality and against violence against women was disrupted by police officers as well as an unidentified group of women.

Police in Azerbaijan break up women’s day march

The march for equality and against violence against women was disrupted by police officers as well as an unidentified group of women.

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’.

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