Stories by the Author
Azerbaijan: Soaring Energy Prices Fuel Discontent
State blames increasing cost on global market, while analysts see exploitation and corruption at fault.
17 Jan 22
Azerbaijan: “Half-Hearted” State Policy Blamed for Gender Violence
Officials accuse campaigners of politicising the issue to suit their own agenda.
2 Sep 21
Fighting for Women’s Rights in Azerbaijan
Equality legislation is not matched by social attitudes – or state support.
19 May 21
Azerbaijan’s Children Let Down by Online Learning
Inadequate infrastructure and miscommunication have dogged more than a year of remote schooling.
18 Mar 21
Azerbaijan’s Economy Faces Covid-19 Fallout
Lockdown measures and falling crude prices have taken their toll, despite official optimism.
23 Feb 21
Azerbaijan’s Coronavirus Cover Up
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.
12 Aug 20
Azerbaijan: Trans People Hit Hard by Lockdown
Covid-19 crisis puts further pressure on community already facing deep-rooted prejudice.
7 Jul 20
Azerbaijan: Anger Over Police Heavy-Handedness
Public outcry after footage emerges of officers beating man for violating lockdown.
22 Jun 20
Azerbaijan: Punished In and Out of Prison
Former detainees face routine threats and intimidation
10 Jun 20
Azerbaijan: Citizens Struggle to Access Covid-19 Aid
One-off payment was supposed to ease conditions during the lockdown period.
10 May 20