Yadigar Sadiqov convicted of assault in a case his supporters say was manufactured.
Two governments take a stand after frontier guards clash over a controversial road project.
Campaigners say temporary shelters all well and good, but more concerted welfare programme is needed.
Government accused of spending too little oil money to improve their lives.
Officials concerned that terms for joining Customs Union could do more bad than good.
With their main highway shut because of the risk of gunfire, residents of northeastern district are almost cut off from the outside world.
Worn down by penalties for minor infringements, the independent press is being quietly stifled.
Government plans to reduce use of custody orders for suspects awaiting trial.
Convicted of corruption and sexual offences, Zayd Saidov was arrested shortly after setting up an opposition party.
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New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
Independent, dissenting Azerbaijani voices have never been so ostracised.
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.