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Summarily extradited by Turkey, Rauf Mirqadirov faces charges of betraying "state secrets" he could not have known.
25 Apr 14
"We have never seen so many political prisoners in an election year" - former presidential candidate.
10 Dec 13
Three separate courts host trials of government opponents.
18 Nov 13
While Baku says army conscript chose to defect, Yerevan says his rights as a captured combatant have been flouted.
29 Aug 13
Authorities’ attempt to portray Islamists as threat could drive them to team up with wider opposition.
9 Apr 13
Riots in small town of Ismayilli after street fight escalates.
25 Jan 13
Government forced to respond to strength of public feeling after young conscript dies.
18 Jan 13
Jailing of journalists and bloggers belies claim of online freedom.
10 Nov 12
Drug charges follow well-worn pattern.
29 Jun 12
Mutallibov allowed back to attend son’s funeral, but president’s unilateral granting of immunity raises eyebrows.
15 Aug 11