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Shirin Abbasov. (Photo courtesy of Sh. Abbasov)
23 Sep 15
Investigators say they're questioning witnesses for a separate criminal investigation, but presidential advisor confirms detentions are warning to journalists.
Khadija Ismayil. (Photo courtesy of Kh. Ismayil)
2 Sep 15
As Khadija Ismayil is given a seven-and-a-half year jail term, she tells judges that witnesses were pressured and testimony based on coercion and forgery.
Mountain scene in Mardakert, Nagorny Karabakh. (Photo: Gayane Mirzoyan)
28 Aug 15
Despite win in Europe’s human rights courts, political stalemate is likely to draw out the process of paying reparations to families displaced by war.
Police advance on demonstrators in Mingechevir. August 22, 2015. (Photo: Islam Shihkali)
27 Aug 15
Outburst of popular anger follows death of suspect shortly after he was taken in at a police station.
The late Rasim Aliyev. (Photo: Fargana Novruzova)
17 Aug 15
Rasim Aliyev, journalist and media rights advocate, died hours after brutal attack.
Leyla Yunus while her home was being searched in May 2014. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
14 Aug 15
With a vengeful government state behind them, prosecutors were always going to get rights activists Leyla and Arif Yunus put behind bars.
Emin Milli. (Photo courtesy of E. Milli)
4 Aug 15
Family members detained in apparent attempt to muzzle independent voices.
Leyla Yunus while her home was being searched in May 2014. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
31 Jul 15
Courts concern themselves with charges of financial wrongdoing, and ignore the blindingly obvious offence of criticising the government.
Yafez Akramoglu. (Photo courtesy of Y. Akramoglu)
22 Jul 15
Cloak-and-dagger meetings in a border town as police try to force journalist to come back.
13 Jul 15
“We fear that this growing harassment is a forerunner of a new crackdown” – Reporters Without Borders.

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