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Female reporters routinely intimidated by blackmail, sexual assault and harassment.
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
The costs of Azerbaijan putting its name on the map are high, but the benefits are not clear.
State repression means that something as simple as a call for gender equality cannot be tolerated.
Moves seen as tactic to calm international criticism.
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.
5 Sep 14
Colleagues of Seymur Hezi say the accusation doesn’t hold water, and he is just one more on the list of independent voices put out of circulation.
1 Sep 14
Heightened tensions lead to online battles, disinformation and website takedowns.
30 Aug 14
Police in Nakhichevan shrug shoulders as calls for accountability mount.
15 Aug 14
Baku accused of exploiting rising violence to charge dissidents with treason.
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