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Samvel Martirorsyan, a blogger and information security specialist at the Media Center in Yerevan. (Photo: Media Center)
1 Sep 14
Heightened tensions lead to online battles, disinformation and website takedowns.
Ilgar Nasibov after the attack on him. (Photo: Malahat Nasibova)
30 Aug 14
Police in Nakhichevan shrug shoulders as calls for accountability mount.
Leyla Yunus while her home was being searched in May 2014. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
15 Aug 14
Baku accused of exploiting rising violence to charge dissidents with treason.
Vladimir Putin meeting Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan to discuss Karabakh. (Photo: Armenian president's office)
12 Aug 14
Sochi meeting comes amid rising tensions and worst violence in two decades.
Rasul Jafarov, chairman of the Human Rights Club, is in detention awaiting trial. (Photo courtesy of R. Jafarov)
8 Aug 14
Analysts say rising number of prosecutions indicate a concerted campaign against NGO sector.
One of many border areas that has seen civilian deaths amid the fragile peace. This is on the frontier between Armenia and Azerbaijan, not the “Line of Control“ around Karabakh. (Photo: Armenian defence ministry)
8 Aug 14
Rising numbers of casualties shake 20-year-old ceasefire agreement.
Leyla Yunus while her home was being searched in May 2014. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
1 Aug 14
International watchdogs say Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif are in trouble for upholding human rights, not helping Armenian intelligence.
Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliev (third from right) views a late-model Russian tank on Army Day, June 26, 2014. (Photo: Azerbaijani presidential website)
22 Jul 14
President Sargsyan issues unprecedented criticism of Moscow’s readiness to supply long-term foe Azerbaijan.
The Azerbaijani authorities are concerned about the rise of Islam, and particularly the role of neighbouring Iran. (Photo: Idrik Abassov)
22 Jul 14
Fears of wider unrest after video of mob attacking Salafi goes viral.
Hasan Huseynli. (Photo courtesy of H. Huseynli)
21 Jul 14
Hasan Huseynli's works on seemingly innocuous educational issues, but his case matches others involving rights activists and political dissidents.