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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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November 29, 2011

Amnesty International reiterates its call for the immediate release of Jabbar Savalan after today’s decision of Azerbaijan’s Supreme Court to uphold the conviction of the twenty year-old political...

November 14, 2011
In recent months Azerbaijani authorities have stepped up intimidation and arrests of protesters and representatives of NGOs and independent media.

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