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Abkhazian HR Commissioner condemns torture, ethnic discrimination, and domestic violence

Human Rights Commissioner Asida Shakryl delivered her office’s scathing 140-page report to Parliament.

Abkhazian HR Commissioner condemns torture, ethnic discrimination, and domestic violence

Human Rights Commissioner Asida Shakryl delivered her office’s scathing 140-page report to Parliament.

Azerbaijan re-arrests opposition activists detained for ‘quarantine violation’ 

Three members of the Popular Front Party were re-arrested on new charges shortly after their administrative detentions came to an end. 

Azerbaijan re-arrests opposition activists detained for ‘quarantine violation’ 

Three members of the Popular Front Party were re-arrested on new charges shortly after their administrative detentions came to an end. 

News editors arrested for ‘extortion’ in Azerbaijan

An editor at news site Azel TV and the editor-in-chief of news site Kheberfakt have been charged with extorting money from politicians.

News editors arrested for ‘extortion’ in Azerbaijan

An editor at news site Azel TV and the editor-in-chief of news site Kheberfakt have been charged with extorting money from politicians.

Man disappears in Grozny after returning to be with family during pandemic

According to his mother, Eduard Khadzhiyev was taken away by men in military fatigues over a month ago.

Man disappears in Grozny after returning to be with family during pandemic

According to his mother, Eduard Khadzhiyev was taken away by men in military fatigues over a month ago.

ECHR rules in favour of journalist Khadija Ismayilova over sex-tape articles

The European Court of Human Rights ordered the Azerbaijani Government to pay Ismayilova €6,000 in costs and compensation.

ECHR rules in favour of journalist Khadija Ismayilova over sex-tape articles

The European Court of Human Rights ordered the Azerbaijani Government to pay Ismayilova €6,000 in costs and compensation.

Detained opposition activists ‘tortured’ in Azerbaijan

The opposition Popular Front Party say two of their members have been tortured while in detention.

Detained opposition activists ‘tortured’ in Azerbaijan

The opposition Popular Front Party say two of their members have been tortured while in detention.

Amnesty International questions Caucasus governments’ response to pandemic

They criticised surveillance in Armenia, alleged religious discrimination in Georgia, beatings in Chechnya, and a crackdown on dissent in Azerbaijan.

Amnesty International questions Caucasus governments’ response to pandemic

They criticised surveillance in Armenia, alleged religious discrimination in Georgia, beatings in Chechnya, and a crackdown on dissent in Azerbaijan.

Six more opposition activists arrested in Azerbaijan

The six were the latest in a series of arrests of opposition activists since the COVID-19 pandemic began. 

Six more opposition activists arrested in Azerbaijan

The six were the latest in a series of arrests of opposition activists since the COVID-19 pandemic began. 

Azerbaijani students ‘beaten’ after complaining about quarantine conditions

A group of students who were evacuated from Turkey to Nakhchivan have complained of being held in dire conditions.

Azerbaijani students ‘beaten’ after complaining about quarantine conditions

A group of students who were evacuated from Turkey to Nakhchivan have complained of being held in dire conditions.

Georgia declares state of emergency

The measure grants the president the right to suspend civil liberties and enact laws by decree.

Georgia declares state of emergency

The measure grants the president the right to suspend civil liberties and enact laws by decree.

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