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#Human Rights

Opinion | Women with disabilities have the same right to a private life as anyone else

In Georgia, the social stigmas around disabilities combine with patriarchal attitudes in destructive ways.

Opinion | Women with disabilities have the same right to a private life as anyone else

By Esma Gumberidze

In Georgia, the social stigmas around disabilities combine with patriarchal attitudes in destructive ways.

Datablog | Knowing a queer person increases tolerance

Data from a recent survey in Georgia suggests that people who know a non-heterosexual person are significantly more tolerant. 

Datablog | Knowing a queer person increases tolerance

By Dustin Gilbreath

Data from a recent survey in Georgia suggests that people who know a non-heterosexual person are significantly more tolerant. 

Opinion | High stakes for Armenian democracy in rights defender’s trial

If Sashik Sultanyan is found guilty of ‘inciting ethnic hatred’, the work of all human rights defenders in the country will be imperilled. 

Opinion | High stakes for Armenian democracy in rights defender’s trial

By Anahit Chilingaryan

If Sashik Sultanyan is found guilty of ‘inciting ethnic hatred’, the work of all human rights defenders in the country will be imperilled. 

Chechen security forces reportedly kill government critic 

On 24 May, Chechen security forces shot dead Muslim Bisultanov, after which they kidnapped his wife and friend, 1ADAT reports.

Chechen security forces reportedly kill government critic 

On 24 May, Chechen security forces shot dead Muslim Bisultanov, after which they kidnapped his wife and friend, 1ADAT reports.

Kidnapped outside Mariupol

Huseyn Abdullayev, an Azerbaijani student held for a month by Russian troops, tells of daily abuse, torture, and apparent extrajudicial executions. 

Kidnapped outside Mariupol

By Ismi Aghayev

Huseyn Abdullayev, an Azerbaijani student held for a month by Russian troops, tells of daily abuse, torture, and apparent extrajudicial executions. 

Activist claims to have been kidnapped over criticism of Azerbaijani minister

Bakhtiyar Hajiyev has accused the ministry of arranging for his kidnapping and humiliation at the hands of unidentified individuals.

Activist claims to have been kidnapped over criticism of Azerbaijani minister

Bakhtiyar Hajiyev has accused the ministry of arranging for his kidnapping and humiliation at the hands of unidentified individuals.

Activist arrested in Azerbaijan following deportation from Germany

Samir Ashurov was deported along with his wife after the German authorities reportedly denied their asylum request.

Activist arrested in Azerbaijan following deportation from Germany

Samir Ashurov was deported along with his wife after the German authorities reportedly denied their asylum request.

Azerbaijani government ran cyber espionage and influence ops on Facebook, company says

Facebook said they had removed a ‘hybrid network’ that ‘combined cyber espionage with Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviour’.

Azerbaijani government ran cyber espionage and influence ops on Facebook, company says

Facebook said they had removed a ‘hybrid network’ that ‘combined cyber espionage with Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviour’.

The Yangulbaev saga and the price of opposition in Chechnya

The Yangulbaevs — a family of outspoken critics of Kadyrov’s government— have been the target of a wave of persecution.

The Yangulbaev saga and the price of opposition in Chechnya

By Leonid Krasnov

The Yangulbaevs — a family of outspoken critics of Kadyrov’s government— have been the target of a wave of persecution.

Datablog | Georgians are becoming increasingly tolerant

Despite prominent instances of hate-motivated violence in recent years, recent surveys show a growing recognition of the importance of a wide range of minority rights.

Datablog | Georgians are becoming increasingly tolerant

By Dustin Gilbreath

Despite prominent instances of hate-motivated violence in recent years, recent surveys show a growing recognition of the importance of a wide range of minority rights.

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