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#Soyudlu Mine Protests

Mining to be halted in Soyudlu after Aliyev threatens ‘provocateurs’

The move came a day after Azerbaijan’s president publicly acknowledged the protests. 

Mining to be halted in Soyudlu after Aliyev threatens ‘provocateurs’

The move came a day after Azerbaijan’s president publicly acknowledged the protests. 

Azerbaijan’s Soyudlu enters third week under police blockade 

A checkpoint was established at the entrances to the village following environmental protests that were violently dispersed by police.

Azerbaijan’s Soyudlu enters third week under police blockade 

A checkpoint was established at the entrances to the village following environmental protests that were violently dispersed by police.

Podcast | Roadblocks and acid lakes: an Azerbaijani village under siege

Roya Malikzada, Elmaddin Shamilzade, and Bahruz Samadov talk about the police’s response to the Soyudlu protests.

Podcast | Roadblocks and acid lakes: an Azerbaijani village under siege

Roya Malikzada, Elmaddin Shamilzade, and Bahruz Samadov talk about the police’s response to the Soyudlu protests.

US Embassy security hand activists and journalist to Azerbaijani police

The Azerbaijani activists were protesting state suppression of recent protests at a US Embassy event in Baku. 

US Embassy security hand activists and journalist to Azerbaijani police

The Azerbaijani activists were protesting state suppression of recent protests at a US Embassy event in Baku. 

Azerbaijani activists and journalist detained over mine protests  

A journalist who published video footage of police violently dispersing protesters has been detained 

Azerbaijani activists and journalist detained over mine protests  

A journalist who published video footage of police violently dispersing protesters has been detained 

Azerbaijani police lock down village after environmental protests

Entry and exit to the village of Soyudlu has been blocked since Wednesday, where protesters were violently dispersed and detained. 

Azerbaijani police lock down village after environmental protests

Entry and exit to the village of Soyudlu has been blocked since Wednesday, where protesters were violently dispersed and detained.