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Activists detained in Azerbaijan outside New Azerbaijan HQ

As they were being detained, the activists shouted ‘long live the republic!’

Activists detained in Azerbaijan outside New Azerbaijan HQ

As they were being detained, the activists shouted ‘long live the republic!’

First opposition protest since the war held in Azerbaijan

Around a dozen people protested outside an Azerbaijani prison demanding the release of a Popular Front Party member who is on hunger strike.

First opposition protest since the war held in Azerbaijan

Around a dozen people protested outside an Azerbaijani prison demanding the release of a Popular Front Party member who is on hunger strike.

Talysh blogger sentenced to 7 years in Azerbaijan

Aslan Gurbanov was arrested and convicted of ‘inciting national hatred’ after publishing a photo of himself standing next to a Talysh flag in Baku. 

Talysh blogger sentenced to 7 years in Azerbaijan

Aslan Gurbanov was arrested and convicted of ‘inciting national hatred’ after publishing a photo of himself standing next to a Talysh flag in Baku. 

Aliyev pardons 625 in Novruz amnesty

Human rights defenders indicate that at least 38 political prisoners were among those released. 

Aliyev pardons 625 in Novruz amnesty

Human rights defenders indicate that at least 38 political prisoners were among those released. 

N!DA activist imprisoned ‘for post targeting Aliyev’

Abbasov was charged with illegal use of narcotic substances while allegedly tortured and threatened with rape.

N!DA activist imprisoned ‘for post targeting Aliyev’

Abbasov was charged with illegal use of narcotic substances while allegedly tortured and threatened with rape.

Azerbaijani activists react with scepticism to ReAl party acquittals

Suspicions about the ReAl Party have grown since they won a seat in February’s parliamentary election.

Azerbaijani activists react with scepticism to ReAl party acquittals

Suspicions about the ReAl Party have grown since they won a seat in February’s parliamentary election.

Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli freed from prison

Mukhtarli was serving a 6-year sentence on charges widely condemned by rights groups as being trumped up.

Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli freed from prison

Mukhtarli was serving a 6-year sentence on charges widely condemned by rights groups as being trumped up.

Prosecutor’s move to liquidate Ingush National Unity Committee as parliament backs protest group

Eleven MPs from the Ingush parliament backed members of the National Unity Committee over allegations they had been pressuring MPs.

Prosecutor’s move to liquidate Ingush National Unity Committee as parliament backs protest group

Eleven MPs from the Ingush parliament backed members of the National Unity Committee over allegations they had been pressuring MPs.

Thousands demand release of Ingush activist Zarifa Sautiyeva

The online campaign for her release was started on 28 September and has garnered support from all over Russia.

Thousands demand release of Ingush activist Zarifa Sautiyeva

The online campaign for her release was started on 28 September and has garnered support from all over Russia.

Afgan Mukhtarli goes on hunger strike over ‘mistreatment’ of his lawyer

The Imprisoned journalist went on hunger strike in prison protesting against the alleged mistreatment of his lawyer.

Afgan Mukhtarli goes on hunger strike over ‘mistreatment’ of his lawyer

The Imprisoned journalist went on hunger strike in prison protesting against the alleged mistreatment of his lawyer.

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