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Activist arrested after spraying ‘Stalin’ on Heydar Aliyev statue sentenced to six years

The activist, a member of Azerbaijan’s Popular Front Party, was detained in August of last year.

Activist arrested after spraying ‘Stalin’ on Heydar Aliyev statue sentenced to six years

The activist, a member of Azerbaijan’s Popular Front Party, was detained in August of last year.

Podcast | The elections that had no one on the edge of their seat

Orkhan Mammad, Bahruz Samadov, and Javid Agha talk about the Azerbaijani presidential elections.

Podcast | The elections that had no one on the edge of their seat

Orkhan Mammad, Bahruz Samadov, and Javid Agha talk about the Azerbaijani presidential elections.

Aliyev receives 92% in snap presidential election

Wednesday’s vote was accompanied by widespread reports of electoral fraud.

Aliyev receives 92% in snap presidential election

Wednesday’s vote was accompanied by widespread reports of electoral fraud.

Live updates | Azerbaijan holds snap presidential elections

Aliyev announced snap elections in December, claiming this was because Azerbaijan had taken complete control of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Live updates | Azerbaijan holds snap presidential elections

Aliyev announced snap elections in December, claiming this was because Azerbaijan had taken complete control of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Opinion | How Azerbaijan uses ‘anti-colonialism’ to authoritarian ends

Azerbaijan’s official statements have in recent months taken a new turn, using anti-colonial rhetoric to criticise Western countries for their involvement in the region.

Opinion | How Azerbaijan uses ‘anti-colonialism’ to authoritarian ends

By Bahruz Samadov

Azerbaijan’s official statements have in recent months taken a new turn, using anti-colonial rhetoric to criticise Western countries for their involvement in the region.

Azerbaijan’s main opposition parties boycott the presidential elections

Musavat and the Azerbaijani Popular Front Party vowed to boycott the elections citing repression in the country.

Azerbaijan’s main opposition parties boycott the presidential elections

Musavat and the Azerbaijani Popular Front Party vowed to boycott the elections citing repression in the country.

Aliyev announces snap presidential elections for February

The elections would take place a year before President Aliyev’s fourth term as president ends.

Aliyev announces snap presidential elections for February

The elections would take place a year before President Aliyev’s fourth term as president ends.

Azerbaijani activist given 30-day sentence ‘for criticising president online’

Mohyeddin Orujov was allegedly detained following a social media post criticising President Ilham Aliyev. 

Azerbaijani activist given 30-day sentence ‘for criticising president online’

Mohyeddin Orujov was allegedly detained following a social media post criticising President Ilham Aliyev. 

Aliyev raises Azerbaijani flag in Nagorno-Karabakh on official visit

Aliyev’s visit marks the first visit by an Azerbaijani leader to the city in 35 years. 

Aliyev raises Azerbaijani flag in Nagorno-Karabakh on official visit

Aliyev’s visit marks the first visit by an Azerbaijani leader to the city in 35 years. 

Mining to be halted in Soyudlu after Aliyev threatens ‘provocateurs’

The move came a day after Azerbaijan’s president publicly acknowledged the protests. 

Mining to be halted in Soyudlu after Aliyev threatens ‘provocateurs’

The move came a day after Azerbaijan’s president publicly acknowledged the protests.