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Hundreds arrested including opposition leader at Azerbaijani anti-government protest

An unauthorised rally organised by opposition coalition the National Council of Democratic Forces was dispersed by police on Saturday.

Hundreds arrested including opposition leader at Azerbaijani anti-government protest

An unauthorised rally organised by opposition coalition the National Council of Democratic Forces was dispersed by police on Saturday.

Detentions as a tool of political pressure ‘on the rise’ in Azerbaijan

Through 2011–2018, the number of administrative arrests in Azerbaijan has doubled, the report of the Institute for Democratic Initiatives says.

Detentions as a tool of political pressure ‘on the rise’ in Azerbaijan

Through 2011–2018, the number of administrative arrests in Azerbaijan has doubled, the report of the Institute for Democratic Initiatives says.

Cancer patient arrested during Ganja protests dies in custody

Despite several appeals by the relatives of cancer patient Aydin Gurbanov, authorities refused to release him.

Cancer patient arrested during Ganja protests dies in custody

Despite several appeals by the relatives of cancer patient Aydin Gurbanov, authorities refused to release him.

Two people ‘tortured to death’ in new wave of queer persecutions in Chechnya

At least 40 people have been detained in a new wave of state persecutions of queer people in the Russian republic, activists say.

Two people ‘tortured to death’ in new wave of queer persecutions in Chechnya

At least 40 people have been detained in a new wave of state persecutions of queer people in the Russian republic, activists say.

Fourteen men convicted in ‘secret terror trial’ in Chechnya

Relatives said they were promised the men would receive lighter sentences if they did not contact rights groups or the media.

Fourteen men convicted in ‘secret terror trial’ in Chechnya

Relatives said they were promised the men would receive lighter sentences if they did not contact rights groups or the media.

Azerbaijani human rights lawyer Emin Aslan jailed for 30 days

Aslan has litigated a number of cases of alleged human rights abuses of Azerbaijani citizens at the European Court of Human Rights.

Azerbaijani human rights lawyer Emin Aslan jailed for 30 days

Aslan has litigated a number of cases of alleged human rights abuses of Azerbaijani citizens at the European Court of Human Rights.

Georgian autopsy says Tatunashvili sustained over 100 injuries before dying

Georgian citizen Archil Tatunashvili died in South Ossetian custody in February, according to South Ossetia after falling down a flight of stairs.

Georgian autopsy says Tatunashvili sustained over 100 injuries before dying

Georgian citizen Archil Tatunashvili died in South Ossetian custody in February, according to South Ossetia after falling down a flight of stairs.

Magomed Khazbiyev — an Ingush dissident challenging the state

Ingush opposition figure is accused of ‘unlawful carrying of weapons’.

Magomed Khazbiyev — an Ingush dissident challenging the state

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Ingush opposition figure is accused of ‘unlawful carrying of weapons’.

Chechen rights group head Oyub Titiyev’s pre-trial custody extended

Titiyev, the head of Memorial in Chechnya, was arrested in January over drug charges the group says are trumped-up.

Chechen rights group head Oyub Titiyev’s pre-trial custody extended

Titiyev, the head of Memorial in Chechnya, was arrested in January over drug charges the group says are trumped-up.

South Ossetia hands over body of Georgian citizen 26 days after his death in custody

Archil Tatunashvili, a former Georgian soldier, died in detention in South Ossetia ‘in unclear circumstances’.

South Ossetia hands over body of Georgian citizen 26 days after his death in custody

Archil Tatunashvili, a former Georgian soldier, died in detention in South Ossetia ‘in unclear circumstances’.

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