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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.
30 Jun 16
Observers warn that the crackdown on dissenters continues.
23 Jun 16
Figures have quadrupled since 2008, largely attributed to social problems and injustice.
9 Jun 16
Activists warn that government demonisation has created a culture of impunity.
4 Jun 16
The country’s most famous prisoner of conscience has been freed, but activists continue to be detained.
24 May 16
Drugs charges used as pretext for detaining men who vandalised a public monument.
13 May 16
A draft law under consideration by parliament has been condemned as highly provocative.
26 Apr 16
Experts warn that the situation has been getting worse, not better.
13 Apr 16
Strong nationalist sentiments on both sides mix with fatigue over the unending conflict.
7 Apr 16
Citizens say they are falling victim to a skewed judicial system.
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