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Endemic bribery and poor services are hampering the country’s response.
Covid-19 crisis puts further pressure on community already facing deep-rooted prejudice.
Public outcry after footage emerges of officers beating man for violating lockdown.
Former detainees face routine threats and intimidation
One-off payment was supposed to ease conditions during the lockdown period.
7 Nov 15
Local group judges vote “not free, not fair, not democratic and not transparent”.
3 Nov 15
“First they destroyed opposition-leaning and independent media inside the country, and then they shifted to the international media."
27 Oct 15
Opposition figure Ilgar Mammadov beaten up by prison staff, lawyer says.
23 Oct 15
Instead, observers from former Soviet states will applaud the ruling party's repeat victory.
12 Oct 15
Just a "routine" spike in cross-border attacks, or something more ominous?
30 Sep 15
Borrowers squeezed tight by exchange rate shift that raised their repayments.
25 Sep 15
European legislators demanded release of political prisoners, and a probe into allegations of high-level corruption.
23 Sep 15
Investigators say they're questioning witnesses for a separate criminal investigation, but presidential advisor confirms detentions are warning to journalists.
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.
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