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Opinion | First they came for the Muslims, and we did not speak out…

The silence among Azerbaijani activists and the international community over the mass arrest of religious Muslims in Azerbaijan is a disgrace.

Opinion | First they came for the Muslims, and we did not speak out…

By Samad Shikhi

The silence among Azerbaijani activists and the international community over the mass arrest of religious Muslims in Azerbaijan is a disgrace.

Azerbaijan conducts mass arrests over ‘Iran-backed coup attempt’

The authorities claimed an Iran-backed group was planning to seize power through armed riots in order to establish a state governed by Sharia law.

Azerbaijan conducts mass arrests over ‘Iran-backed coup attempt’

The authorities claimed an Iran-backed group was planning to seize power through armed riots in order to establish a state governed by Sharia law.

Azerbaijani Shia theologian ‘recorded secret sex tapes’ of others

Pro-government channels have released footage appearing to show Sardar Babayev, who is on trial for treason, secretly recording other Shia activists.

Azerbaijani Shia theologian ‘recorded secret sex tapes’ of others

Pro-government channels have released footage appearing to show Sardar Babayev, who is on trial for treason, secretly recording other Shia activists.

Roundup of Shia figures continues in Azerbaijan

The arrests come amid ongoing tensions between Baku and Tehran. 

Roundup of Shia figures continues in Azerbaijan

The arrests come amid ongoing tensions between Baku and Tehran. 

Voice | ‘I have finally accepted myself’ — an Ingush woman’s coming-of-age tale

For one Ingush woman, growing up in Ingushetia meant struggling with ‘restrictive’ traditions.

Voice | ‘I have finally accepted myself’ — an Ingush woman’s coming-of-age tale

For one Ingush woman, growing up in Ingushetia meant struggling with ‘restrictive’ traditions.

Court begins hearing Batumi mosque appeal after 2-year standstill

The lawsuit was brought by a group of Muslim’s against the city authorities over their refusal to grant a contruction permit.

Court begins hearing Batumi mosque appeal after 2-year standstill

The lawsuit was brought by a group of Muslim’s against the city authorities over their refusal to grant a contruction permit.

Council of Europe Racism Commission criticises Georgia’s state religious agency

The commission said the agency had not fulfilled its recommendations to cooperate with the public defender.

Council of Europe Racism Commission criticises Georgia’s state religious agency

The commission said the agency had not fulfilled its recommendations to cooperate with the public defender.

Georgian Muslim leader detained in Azerbaijan

Local rights groups have questioned the Azerbaijani Government account of his arrest and demanded Georgia intervene.

Georgian Muslim leader detained in Azerbaijan

Local rights groups have questioned the Azerbaijani Government account of his arrest and demanded Georgia intervene.

Georgian court orders authorities to provide water connection for Kobuleti Muslim school

The local mayor’s office had argued they could not do so because of ‘objections from neighbours’ leading to the school remaining closed.

Georgian court orders authorities to provide water connection for Kobuleti Muslim school

The local mayor’s office had argued they could not do so because of ‘objections from neighbours’ leading to the school remaining closed.

The green zone: where Russia’s Caucasian prisoners are fighting back

Singled out for beatings, bullying, and torture — North Caucasian inmates in Russian prisons have developed a system of resistance.

The green zone: where Russia’s Caucasian prisoners are fighting back

By Aslan Urumov

Singled out for beatings, bullying, and torture — North Caucasian inmates in Russian prisons have developed a system of resistance.