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Religious affiliation – Shia or Sunni – determines which side volunteers take.
30 Jan 14
Libel suits, unpaid bills and now a ban on some street sales look like stealthy moves to curb critical voices.
6 Dec 13
Rafiq Tagi was an unrelenting critic of Iranian theocracy and political Islam in Azerbaijan.
25 Nov 11
IWPR story about her life in Azerbaijan helps bring about reunion in France with relatives she had not seen for over 60 years.
24 Oct 11
Environmental protests in Iran spark concerns about ethnic Azerbaijanis living around shrinking lake.
9 Sep 11
IWPR reporter comes across elderly Frenchwoman with extraordinary story to tell, and one wish – to visit her home once more.
1 Aug 11
Government set aside plenty of cash for compensation, but it doesn’t seem to have translated into full payouts or decent replacement homes.
18 Jul 11
Officials say opposition briefings provided basis for allegations that Azerbaijani leaders behave like characters from Godfather films.
12 Dec 10
Azeris angry about the arrival of illegal workers at a time when they are struggling to find jobs.
7 Oct 10
Chronic lack of productivity compounded by bad weather and grain import problems.
10 Sep 10