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Endemic bribery and poor services are hampering the country’s response.
Covid-19 crisis puts further pressure on community already facing deep-rooted prejudice.
Public outcry after footage emerges of officers beating man for violating lockdown.
Former detainees face routine threats and intimidation
One-off payment was supposed to ease conditions during the lockdown period.
5 Jun 19
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
26 May 19
The costs of Azerbaijan putting its name on the map are high, but the benefits are not clear.
28 Mar 19
State repression means that something as simple as a call for gender equality cannot be tolerated.
12 Feb 19
Moves seen as tactic to calm international criticism.
18 Jan 19
Hunger strikes and public rallies called as demands grow to release detainees.
13 Nov 18
It's easy to ignore human rights abuses when there are lucrative energy deals involved.
5 Sep 18
Inmates must shell out for even basic services.
1 Jun 17
Investigative reporter forcibly returned to unknown fate at hands of security services.
12 Apr 17
Diplomatic efforts have stalled with little progress in sight.
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