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March 15, 2012
An investigative journalist in Azerbaijan has become the victim of a smear campaign after investigating government corruption.
March 6, 2012
Authorities urged to launch an immediate investigation into the beating of the four activists by police officers during and after the protest in Baku.
January 27, 2012

In recent years, the government of Azerbaijan has consolidated its authoritarian rule. Peaceful protest has effectively been criminalized, journalists and bloggers jailed.

November 29, 2011
Azerbaijan's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of activist Jabbar Savalan on politically motivated charges.

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