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French president Francois Hollande with Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan (left) and Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia (right). (Photo: French president’s office)
7 Nov 14
High-level meetings after a long break offer hope of new momentum in long-running negotiations on Karabakh.
IWPR reporters in the field, in the village of Bash Garvand in Azerbaijan’s Aghdam district. (Photo: Samira Ahmedbeyli)
7 Oct 14
Authorities accuse reporters of misrepresenting facts and revealing sensitive information.
(Photo: Dina Tokbaeva)
1 Oct 14
Government wants better surveillance, but doing it through bureacracy suggests it’s out of touch with the technology.
Vladimir Putin meets Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev (left) and Armenia's Serzh Sargsyan in Sochi, August 10. (Photo: Armenian president's office)
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.
Intiqam Aliyev. (Photo: Abbas Atilay)
11 Sep 14
While Baku presides over European rights institution, senior politician says human rights defenders deserve punishment.
Seymur Hezi. (Photo:Fuad Hajiyev)
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.
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.