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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.
Country is one of the three in the world most reliant on oil.
27 Aug 15
Outburst of popular anger follows death of suspect shortly after he was taken in at a police station.
17 Aug 15
Rasim Aliyev, journalist and media rights advocate, died hours after brutal attack.
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.
4 Aug 15
Family members detained in apparent attempt to muzzle independent voices.
31 Jul 15
Courts concern themselves with charges of financial wrongdoing, and ignore the blindingly obvious offence of criticising the government.
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.
10 Jul 15
Armenians send a team, but get a hostile reception from flag-waving crowds.
7 Jul 15
Focus on “hostile” Armenian reports and “biased” Western media.
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