‘Meykhana’ performer Vugar Sada arrested over lyrics allegedly promoting drug use
The arrest comes after one of the performer's songs addressing marijuana became widely popular on social media.
New wave of detentions among LGBT in Azerbaijan
The detentions recall a larger wave of arrests in 2017; the European Court of Human Rights has recently begun inquiries into those arrests.
Recently pardoned political prisoner Giyas Ibrahimov called to police
Just a few days before, Bayram Mammadov, another youth activist who was recently released from prison, had been re-arrested and sentenced to 30 days in prison for allegedly resisting police.
Opposition party leader Ilgar Mammadov’s conditional release suspended
Mammadov's two-year probation period and travel ban were suspended by the Shaki Court of Appeal.
Leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia to meet in Vienna
It will be the first official face-to-face meeting between the two leaders.
Massive fire destroys Baku shopping center
The cause of the fire is still being investigated.
Turkey-based Muslim Unity Movement member reportedly deported to Azerbaijan and detained
Anar Jabbarov is rumored to be held at the notorious 'Bandhotel'.
Aliyev pardons dozens in jail, including political prisoners
Azeri President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree pardoning 431 people, including political party politicians and opposition activists who were listed as political prisoners by various international rights groups.
Aliyev Rejects Armenian Proposal To Include Karabakh Officials In Peace Talks
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has rejected an Armenian proposal on a change to the talks format on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, saying Armenia should withdraw its forces from the region.
Azerbaijan eases visa requirements ahead of UEFA Europa League final match
Those who attend the final match will be able to request a visa at one of Azerbaijan's international airports upon arrival.