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Azerbaijan: No progress, no concessions

The country must “put an end to systemic repression of human rights defenders and the media,” according to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). 12 Oct 2017 »

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When will he find justice?

Mehman Huseynov’s appeals for justice and freedom continue, as his case is sent back to a lower court. 29 Sep 2017 »

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Azerbaijan responds to international scrutiny

Azerbaijan’s record on arbitrary detention is being scrutinised by the United Nations, as cases of arbitrary detention continue in the country. 14 Sep 2017 »

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Director of news agency detained

Mehman Aliyev, the director of Azerbaijani independent news agency Turan has been given 3 months pretrial detention and is facing charges for illegal entrepreneurship, tax evasion, and abuse of power. HRHF calls for his immediate and unconditional release. 25 Aug 2017 »

Image: Azerbaijan: Crushing all independent media

Azerbaijan: Crushing all independent media

Azerbaijan has taken another step in its crackdown on independent media, launching a criminal case against media outlet the Turan Information Agency on charges of tax evasion. 17 Aug 2017 »

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