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  • Author: Meydan TV
    Date:  22 October 2019
    Protests and violent crackdowns over weekend in Baku

    Police in Baku have beaten and detained opposition politicians along with protesters in an attempt to disperse a demonstration held against corruption and the lack of democracy in the country.

  • Author: Meydan TV
    Date:  16 October 2019
    Erdogan calls for Turkic states to support Syrian Operation

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for Turkic-speaking countries to stand by Turkey in its fight against what the Turkish head of state has labeled "terrorism", as Ankara pushes ahead its military campaign against Kurdish fighters ...

  • Author: Meydan TV
    Date:  9 October 2019
    Trans* graffiti removed in Baku

    A graffiti piece depicting a trans* woman and painted as part of an art festival recently held in the capital city of Baku, has been removed days after it was decried as unwanted.

  • Author: Meydan TV
    Date:  1 October 2019
    Four released in "Ganja case"

    Another four sentenced to five to 15 years

  • Author: Meydan TV
    Date:  30 September 2019
    Supreme Court sends Meydan TV case back to lower court

    The case has been sent back to the Court of Appeals.

  • Author: Meydan TV
    Date:  27 September 2019
    Afgan Mukhtarli ends hunger strike in Baku prison

    Imprisoned investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli has ended his hunger strike after three days.

  • Author: Meydan TV
    Date:  20 September 2019
    Freedom House: Safety of Journalists in Freefall in Azerbaijan

    Freedom House has stated that it is “gravely concerned” about the increasing number of attacks and intimidation on journalists in several OSCE members, including in Azerbaijan.

  • Author: Meydan TV
    Date:  18 September 2019
    Azerbaijan’s unemployment its highest in twenty years

    Local employment offices have registered 71,000 unemployed as of September 1, Turan news agency reports in reference to the State Statistical Committee.

  • Author: Meydan TV
    Date:  13 September 2019
    Ganja prisoners on hunger strike

    Eight of those arrested over the Ganja events - Bakram Aliyev, Habib Gurbanov, Elmir Huseynzade, Vugar Yusifov, Shahin Verdiyev, Emil Mammadov, Mirza Huseynov and Asif Javadov - said at their trial on 6 September that they ...

  • Author: Meydan TV
    Date:  10 September 2019
    PACE rapporteur finalizes her fact-finding visit to Azerbaijan

    Sunna Aevarsdottir, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) rapporteur on ‘reported cases of political prisoners in Azerbaijan’, has concluded her three-day fact-finding visit to the country calling the government’s attitude “constructive."