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Gubad Ibadoghlu released to house arrest

The imprisoned Azerbaijani economist and political activist’s health was reported to be seriously deteriorating.

Gubad Ibadoghlu released to house arrest

The imprisoned Azerbaijani economist and political activist’s health was reported to be seriously deteriorating.

Baku accuses West of interfering in its affairs by funding AbzasMedia

They accused the US, France, and Germany of ‘illegally’ funding the outlet the government raided last week.

Baku accuses West of interfering in its affairs by funding AbzasMedia

They accused the US, France, and Germany of ‘illegally’ funding the outlet the government raided last week.

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. 

Third Gubad Ibadoghlu associate convicted in less than a month

Malik was reportedly bedridden following a major heart surgery at the time of his arrest for ‘petty hooliganism’ and ‘disobeying police’.

Third Gubad Ibadoghlu associate convicted in less than a month

Malik was reportedly bedridden following a major heart surgery at the time of his arrest for ‘petty hooliganism’ and ‘disobeying police’.

Only two political activists amongst 800 pardoned in Azerbaijan

A record number of individuals were pardoned on the 100th anniversary of Heydar Aliyev’s birth.

Only two political activists amongst 800 pardoned in Azerbaijan

A record number of individuals were pardoned on the 100th anniversary of Heydar Aliyev’s birth.

Protest in Azerbaijani by relatives of detained activists deported from Germany 

Several political activists who had sought asylum in Germany have been deported and then arrested in Azerbaijan.

Protest in Azerbaijani by relatives of detained activists deported from Germany 

Several political activists who had sought asylum in Germany have been deported and then arrested in Azerbaijan.

Opposition figures among 213 people pardoned in Azerbaijan

Those pardoned included Saleh Rustamli, a prominent member of the Azerbaijani Popular Front Party.

Opposition figures among 213 people pardoned in Azerbaijan

Those pardoned included Saleh Rustamli, a prominent member of the Azerbaijani Popular Front Party.

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.

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.