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.
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 ...
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.
Four released in "Ganja case"
Another four sentenced to five to 15 years
Supreme Court sends Meydan TV case back to lower court
The case has been sent back to the Court of Appeals.
Afgan Mukhtarli ends hunger strike in Baku prison
Imprisoned investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli has ended his hunger strike after three days.
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.
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.
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 ...
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."