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Global Voices

24 Apr 15
As the European Games approach, the government tries to accentuate the positive and silence critics.
Intiqam Aliyev. (Photo: Abbas Atilay)
23 Apr 15
“Arrests can take away our freedom, but not our desire to be free” - human rights defender Intiqam Aliyev
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) talks to European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels, March 19. (Photo: Armenian  president's official website)
9 Apr 15
President holds talks in Brussels instead of joining a meeting with Russian, Kazak and Belarussian counterparts.
3 Apr 15
Splashing out cash on first-of-its-kind sporting event seen as a valuable PR exercise by Azerbaijan’s leaders.
March 15 rally in Baku at which devaluation and the state of the economy were the focus of protests. (Photo: Azadliq newspaper)
27 Mar 15
Loan repayments have risen by a third, leading to financial misery for borrowers.
Taleh Khasmammadov. (Photo: T. Khasmammadov's Facebook page)
20 Mar 15
Taleh Khasmammadov reportedly in grave condition after suicide bid.
Taleh Khasmammadov. (Photo: T. Khasmammadov's Facebook page)
12 Mar 15
Authorities ignore CCTV film of alleged victim taking a dive so waiting police can arrest human rights defender as “hooligan”.
3 Mar 15
People lose faith in national currency as central bank slashes its value.
Armenian foreign minister Eduard Nalbandyan (left) and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoğlu (since appointed prime minister) meet in Yerevan in December 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
3 Mar 15
In the end. painstaking efforts to rebuild the troubled relationship were blocked by massive unresolved differences.
27 Feb 15
Political prisoner tells the life story of a young cellmate who spent his teenage years living homeless on the streets of Baku.

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