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Police clash with women marching on the International Women’s Day in Baku. (Photo: AzadliqRadiosu)
Comment
28 Mar 19
State repression means that something as simple as a call for gender equality cannot be tolerated.
The Centre for Protection of Political Prisoners and the Coordination Centre for the Family of Convicts discuss the current crackdown. (Photo: Ogtay Gulaliyev)
12 Feb 19
Moves seen as tactic to calm international criticism.
Sanubar Heydarova, an activist pictured on the fifth day of her hunger strike. (Photo: Khadija Ismayil)
18 Jan 19
Hunger strikes and public rallies called as demands grow to release detainees.
Arzu Geybulla is an Azerbaijani journalist currently based in Istanbul. (Photo courtesy of A. Geybulla)
Comment
13 Nov 18
It's easy to ignore human rights abuses when there are lucrative energy deals involved.
Former political prisoner, activist and video blogger Adnan Hajizada giving an interview outside the courthouse in Baku following his release. (Photo: Azadliq Radio, Azerbaijan Service for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
5 Sep 18
Inmates must shell out for even basic services.
A protester in front of government buildings in Tbilisi, imitating the abduction of Afgan Mukhtarli, reportedly pushed into a car by unknown persons and a bag placed over his head. (Photo: Lib Center)
1 Jun 17
Investigative reporter forcibly returned to unknown fate at hands of security services.
March 29, 2017 event held by IWPR, the Public Journalism Club (PJC) and the Media Centre. (Photo: IWPR)
12 Apr 17
Diplomatic efforts have stalled with little progress in sight.
Three-year-old Arzu Gurbanli died after surgery. (Photo courtesy of Gurbanli family)
19 Oct 16
Despite significant improvements, many people feel they are not getting the best treatment.
People protest against the amendments to the Constitution, which "will make the republic to the monarchy". (Photo: Kamala Allahverdiyeva)
24 Sep 16
Opposition groups say reforms will perpetuate the powers of the current leadership.
Faig Amirli. (Photo: Ramin Deko)
2 Sep 16
Interior minister vows to pursue the Islamic cleric´s movement.

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