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Natig Jafarli. (Photo: Natig Adilov)
25 Aug 16
Mooted legal changes would further entrench the president's power.
The Caucasus University meeting at which the new rector was announced. Shown left to right are former rector Ahmed Sanich, SOCAR vice-president Khalig Mammadov and current rector Elmar Gasimov. By APA(Photo: APA)
5 Aug 16
Experts weigh wide-ranging geopolitical and security repercussions.
Yerevan Baku video bridge organised by IWPR Armenian Branch a day after two presidents meeting in Viennna. (Photo: IWPR Armenian)
17 Jul 16
Analysts discuss the tense situation around Nagorny Karabakh following a meeting between their two countries´ presidents.
Matanat Azizova, head of the Women´s Crisis Centre. (Photo courtesy of M. Azizova)
7 Jul 16
LGBT people routinely face violence and abuse by officials and their own families.
Prisoner release on the first day of amnesty.  (Photos: APA Information Agency.)
30 Jun 16
Observers warn that the crackdown on dissenters continues.
Yadigar Sadigov, deputy chairman of the opposition Musavat party and a former political prisoner. (Photo: Photo courtesy of Y. Sadigov)
23 Jun 16
Figures have quadrupled since 2008, largely attributed to social problems and injustice.
The late Rasim Aliyev. (Photo: Fargana Novruzova)
9 Jun 16
Activists warn that government demonisation has created a culture of impunity.
Khadija Ismayilova leaves prison on May 25. (Photo: Elmira Rahim)
4 Jun 16
The country’s most famous prisoner of conscience has been freed, but activists continue to be detained.
Giyasaddin Ibrahim faces a lengthy prison sentence. (Photo: Azeri Public Television)
24 May 16
Drugs charges used as pretext for detaining men who vandalised a public monument.
On April 5, Armenia´s government approved a draft law on the recognition of Nagorny Karabakh. (Photo Courtesy of Press Office of Armenian Government)
13 May 16
A draft law under consideration by parliament has been condemned as highly provocative.

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