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#Human Rights

Russia designates Chechen activist in exile ‘foreign agent’

A Chechen human rights activist from Germany was added to the register of foreign agents.

Russia designates Chechen activist in exile ‘foreign agent’

A Chechen human rights activist from Germany was added to the register of foreign agents.

Anger and grief as Russians in Armenia and Georgia mourn Navalny’s death

Russia’s prison service announced Navalny had died in prison earlier on Friday.

Anger and grief as Russians in Armenia and Georgia mourn Navalny’s death

Russia’s prison service announced Navalny had died in prison earlier on Friday.

Imprisoned Azerbaijani opposition figure Ibadoghlu could ‘fall into coma’ 

Opposition leader Gubad Ibadoghlu has been imprisoned since July 2023.

Imprisoned Azerbaijani opposition figure Ibadoghlu could ‘fall into coma’ 

Opposition leader Gubad Ibadoghlu has been imprisoned since July 2023.

Azerbaijan detains opposition youth activist

Ayyub Chalabi, 23, is a member of opposition figure Gubad Ibadoghlu’s  the Azerbaijan Democracy and Welfare party.

Azerbaijan detains opposition youth activist

Ayyub Chalabi, 23, is a member of opposition figure Gubad Ibadoghlu’s  the Azerbaijan Democracy and Welfare party.

AbzasMedia to continue from exile despite imprisonment of management team

On Thursday, Abzas named veteran Azerbaijani journalist Leyla Mustafayeva as their new editor-in-chief.

AbzasMedia to continue from exile despite imprisonment of management team

On Thursday, Abzas named veteran Azerbaijani journalist Leyla Mustafayeva as their new editor-in-chief.

Azerbaijan leaves PACE after vote to exclude their delegation

Seventy-six delegates voted in favour of excluding Azerbaijan over its human rights record, with 10 voting against and 4 abstaining. 

Azerbaijan leaves PACE after vote to exclude their delegation

Seventy-six delegates voted in favour of excluding Azerbaijan over its human rights record, with 10 voting against and 4 abstaining. 

Families of imprisoned AbzasMedia journalists face account freezes and benefits cuts 

Relatives of imprisoned AbzasMedia staff accused the government of freezing their accounts and cutting their access to benefits.

Families of imprisoned AbzasMedia journalists face account freezes and benefits cuts 

Relatives of imprisoned AbzasMedia staff accused the government of freezing their accounts and cutting their access to benefits.

Georgian man dies in Abkhazia after alleged beating by police

Vitali (Temur) Karbaia, 44, reportedly sustained multiple injuries, including bruises and fractures after a confrontation with police.

Georgian man dies in Abkhazia after alleged beating by police

Vitali (Temur) Karbaia, 44, reportedly sustained multiple injuries, including bruises and fractures after a confrontation with police.

Azerbaijan detains human rights activist on drug charges

An Azerbaijani human rights activist and former police officer has been arrested on drugs charges two months after speaking about police allegedly falsifying charges against government critics.

Azerbaijan detains human rights activist on drug charges

An Azerbaijani human rights activist and former police officer has been arrested on drugs charges two months after speaking about police allegedly falsifying charges against government critics.

Azerbaijan detains fourth AbzasMedia employee in ongoing crackdown

Nargiz Absalamova is the fourth Azerbaijani journalist to be detained in the last ten days. 

Azerbaijan detains fourth AbzasMedia employee in ongoing crackdown

Nargiz Absalamova is the fourth Azerbaijani journalist to be detained in the last ten days.