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19.02.2017, 15:46

ECHR Lawyer Denied Entry to Azerbaijan, Reason Unclear

Lawyer Ramute Remezaite was denied entry to Azerbaijan last week after arriving on a flight from London – becoming one of many international human rights monitors and journalists to be barred from the country in recent years.

14.02.2017, 18:55

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Amnesty International: Nardaran Affair defendants confessed under torture

Eighteen individuals accused of terrorism and other offenses related to their membership in a Shi’a religious movement critical of the Azerbaijani government were recently handed significant jail sentences in a trial that Amnesty International has called a “travesty of justice”.