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Azerbaijan Detains Activists Amid Karabakh Tensions
Baku accused of exploiting rising violence to charge dissidents with treason.
15 Aug 14
Two Opposition Figures Jailed in Azerbaijan
Ilgar Mammadov and Tofiq Yaqublu convicted of inciting a riot although they weren't in town when it happened.
21 Mar 14
Azeri Opposition Backs Kiev Protests, Can't Replicate Them
Sustained, regime-shaking demonstrations seem out of the question in Azerbaijan.
14 Mar 14
Azerbaijan: Presidential Parent Larger Than Life
Ten years after his death, Heydar Aliyev still looms large over the country.
17 Dec 13
Neighbourhood Watches as Azerbaijan Arms Up
Unable to match Baku’s big spending, Armenia relies on special relationship with Moscow.
25 Jul 13
Azerbaijan Stirred, Not Shaken by Turkish Protests
Different political environment deters Azerbaijanis from coming out onto the streets.
25 Jun 13
Harlem Shakedown in Azerbaijan
In latest political arrest, officials accuse youth activist of making dance video.
22 May 13
Journalism "Minefield" in Azerbaijan
Reporters blackmailed, threatened and attacked as government clamps down further ahead of presidential election.
3 May 13
Azerbaijan's First Family Features in Schoolbooks
Depending on taste, repeated mentions of the Aliyevs are healthy instruction, alarming indoctrination, or a good way of getting your book published.
12 Apr 13
Azerbaijan Government Worried by Facebook Activism
Since one in ten of the population uses the popular networking site, old-fashioned restrictions may not work any more.
2 Apr 13