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‘This is no life’: The disillusionment of Azerbaijani migrants in Poland

Despite a dream of prosperity, Azerbaijani workers have found themselves mired in low wage jobs with almost no legal protections. 

‘This is no life’: The disillusionment of Azerbaijani migrants in Poland

By OC Media

Despite a dream of prosperity, Azerbaijani workers have found themselves mired in low wage jobs with almost no legal protections. 

Azerbaijan’s opposition in hot water over German migrant trafficking scandal

German court documents appear to allege that the Musavat party charged migrants thousands of euros for evidence they were politically persecuted.

Azerbaijan’s opposition in hot water over German migrant trafficking scandal

By Sabina Abubakirova

German court documents appear to allege that the Musavat party charged migrants thousands of euros for evidence they were politically persecuted.

Afghan refugees struggle to make a living in Azerbaijan

Many are stuck in legal limbo and find themselves unable to cover basic expenses. As the social aid regime is changing many fear life will get worse.

Afghan refugees struggle to make a living in Azerbaijan

By Seymur Kazimov

Many are stuck in legal limbo and find themselves unable to cover basic expenses. As the social aid regime is changing many fear life will get worse.

‘Here you are nobody’: Georgians struggle to receive asylum in France

Some families were forced to live in tents outside Montpellier city hall.

‘Here you are nobody’: Georgians struggle to receive asylum in France

By Zurab Panjikidze

Some families were forced to live in tents outside Montpellier city hall.

Voice | ‘I have a child, a house, and a business, why on earth would I wash your socks?’

Keti Tomeishvili, 48, from Vani, spent 14 years working abroad to support her family, before coming home and starting a successful business.

Voice | ‘I have a child, a house, and a business, why on earth would I wash your socks?’

Keti Tomeishvili, 48, from Vani, spent 14 years working abroad to support her family, before coming home and starting a successful business.

‘Enhanced security’: Armenian settlers in Nagorno-Karabakh

Some worry Nagorno-Karabakh’s settlement policy in sparsely populated territories could set back the peace process.

‘Enhanced security’: Armenian settlers in Nagorno-Karabakh

By Armine Avetisyan

Some worry Nagorno-Karabakh’s settlement policy in sparsely populated territories could set back the peace process.

Right of return? — The struggles of the Circassian diaspora to settle in Adygea

On the 20th annual Day of the Repatriate in Adygea, many Circassians say there is little reason to celebrate.

Right of return? — The struggles of the Circassian diaspora to settle in Adygea

By Madina Aliyeva

On the 20th annual Day of the Repatriate in Adygea, many Circassians say there is little reason to celebrate.

Georgia may increase citizenship requirements

A bill before Georgia’s parliament could increase the residency requirement from 5 to 10 years to be eligible for citizenship.

Georgia may increase citizenship requirements

A bill before Georgia’s parliament could increase the residency requirement from 5 to 10 years to be eligible for citizenship.

‘I would never return home again’ — the Azerbaijani IDPs as old as the conflict

For a generation that grew up with the conflict, displaced and moving from place to place, the prospect of continuing bloodshed is especially tough.

‘I would never return home again’ — the Azerbaijani IDPs as old as the conflict

By Seymur Kazimov

For a generation that grew up with the conflict, displaced and moving from place to place, the prospect of continuing bloodshed is especially tough.

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