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Hunger strike of Azerbaijani religious leader continues

Taleh Baghirzade has been on hunger strike since 3 June in protest against the arrest and alleged torture of members of his organisation.

Hunger strike of Azerbaijani religious leader continues

Taleh Baghirzade has been on hunger strike since 3 June in protest against the arrest and alleged torture of members of his organisation.

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. 

FSB raid homes of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Karachay-Cherkessia

Ten people were reportedly detained and a criminal case was opened against one person.

FSB raid homes of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Karachay-Cherkessia

Ten people were reportedly detained and a criminal case was opened against one person.

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