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September 1, 2015

Azerbaijan’s jailing of an award winning journalist barely two weeks after two prominent human rights activists received jail sentences is another severe attack on free speech.

Press Release
August 13, 2015

The eight-and-a-half and seven year sentences respectively handed down today to human rights defenders Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif Yunus show the continuous criminalization of human rights def...

News
August 10, 2015

A promise today from Azerbaijan’s president Ilham Aliyev to “personally oversee” the investigation into the beating to death of journalist Rasim Aliyev [no relation to the President] is unlikely to...

Report
June 10, 2015

The Azerbaijani government has carried out a systematic dismantling of civil society ahead of the European Games, seriously undermining any hope for a positive lasting legacy of the event, Amnesty...

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