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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.

Chechen court posthumously convicts Daghestanis ‘killed in special operation’

The men’s family and defence lawyers insist the men were kidnapped and murdered by the authorities and that the special operation never took place.

Chechen court posthumously convicts Daghestanis ‘killed in special operation’

The men’s family and defence lawyers insist the men were kidnapped and murdered by the authorities and that the special operation never took place.

Azerbaijani authorities close down opposition office ‘over coronavirus fears’

The leader of the Movement said this was not the first time the government had deprived them of their offices.

Azerbaijani authorities close down opposition office ‘over coronavirus fears’

The leader of the Movement said this was not the first time the government had deprived them of their offices.

Azerbaijani queer couple ‘fear for their lives’ after Valentine’s Day video leaked online

The video, which was meant to be a private celebration of Valentine’s Day was widely shared on social media leading to threats to the couple. 

Azerbaijani queer couple ‘fear for their lives’ after Valentine’s Day video leaked online

The video, which was meant to be a private celebration of Valentine’s Day was widely shared on social media leading to threats to the couple. 

Azerbaijani police strand Baku protesters around the country

Police detained dozens of protesters in Baku taking them by bus and leaving them up to 300 kilometres away.

Azerbaijani police strand Baku protesters around the country

Police detained dozens of protesters in Baku taking them by bus and leaving them up to 300 kilometres away.

Azerbaijan cancels election results for ‘at least 4 constituencies’ due to electoral fraud

Azerbaijan’s Central Election Committee announced it was investigating 17 other seats over images of electoral fraud posted online.

Azerbaijan cancels election results for ‘at least 4 constituencies’ due to electoral fraud

Azerbaijan’s Central Election Committee announced it was investigating 17 other seats over images of electoral fraud posted online.

Former Marneuli Mayor acquitted of inhumane and degrading treatment

Temur Abazov was charged in 2018 after videos emerged appearing to show a man being forced to wipe urine on his face and apologise to officials.

Former Marneuli Mayor acquitted of inhumane and degrading treatment

Temur Abazov was charged in 2018 after videos emerged appearing to show a man being forced to wipe urine on his face and apologise to officials.

Opinion | This election was our first ‘OK boomer’ to Azerbaijan’s political order

From boredom and camaraderie to confrontations with carousel voters, this was my experience as an observer in Azerbaijan’s recent election.

Opinion | This election was our first ‘OK boomer’ to Azerbaijan’s political order

By Javid Agha

From boredom and camaraderie to confrontations with carousel voters, this was my experience as an observer in Azerbaijan’s recent election.

Police violently disperse Azerbaijan election protest

A spontaneous protest started by a single candidate was violently dispersed by police, with protesters and journalists injured. 

Police violently disperse Azerbaijan election protest

A spontaneous protest started by a single candidate was violently dispersed by police, with protesters and journalists injured. 

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