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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.

Former deputy minister elected Armenia’s new human rights defender 

Former Deputy Minister of Justice Kristine Grigoryan, will replace Arman Tatoyan in February.

Former deputy minister elected Armenia’s new human rights defender 

Former Deputy Minister of Justice Kristine Grigoryan, will replace Arman Tatoyan in February.

ECHR finds Russia responsible for killing of five detainees in Chechnya

The deceased were accused by the authorities either of involvement in terrorism or of being homosexuals.

ECHR finds Russia responsible for killing of five detainees in Chechnya

The deceased were accused by the authorities either of involvement in terrorism or of being homosexuals.

ICJ orders Armenia and Azerbaijan to prevent racial hatred, but declines specific requests

Calling on both countries to prevent discrimination, the court did not order the release of prisoners of war or the handover of landmine maps by Armenia.

ICJ orders Armenia and Azerbaijan to prevent racial hatred, but declines specific requests

Calling on both countries to prevent discrimination, the court did not order the release of prisoners of war or the handover of landmine maps by Armenia.

Dozens arrested in Baku during protest demanding release of Saleh Rustamli

Opposition activist Tofig Yagublu said he had been beaten and tortured by police after his arrest.

Dozens arrested in Baku during protest demanding release of Saleh Rustamli

Opposition activist Tofig Yagublu said he had been beaten and tortured by police after his arrest.

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