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There is a simple but fundamental skills gap that is not being addressed.
Participants hope to boost political involvement and awareness.
With a large grey economy and poorly observed labour laws, Azerbaijanis who lose their jobs have little support.
Female reporters routinely intimidated by blackmail, sexual assault and harassment.
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
10 Dec 14
Arrest of Khadija Ismayilova reflects determined campaign to "extinguish freedom of expression", says leading editor.
20 Nov 14
Mutual recriminations as helicopter downing mars efforts to rebuild dialogue between leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan.
20 Nov 14
Two Azerbaijanis face murder, espionage charges in court in Karabakh.
7 Nov 14
High-level meetings after a long break offer hope of new momentum in long-running negotiations on Karabakh.
7 Oct 14
Authorities accuse reporters of misrepresenting facts and revealing sensitive information.
1 Oct 14
Government wants better surveillance, but doing it through bureacracy suggests it’s out of touch with the technology.
18 Sep 14
Russian leader’s solo mediation attempt seems to have worked.
12 Sep 14
NGO that helped with civil rights litigation is out of the picture.
11 Sep 14
While Baku presides over European rights institution, senior politician says human rights defenders deserve punishment.
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