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Female reporters routinely intimidated by blackmail, sexual assault and harassment.
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
The costs of Azerbaijan putting its name on the map are high, but the benefits are not clear.
State repression means that something as simple as a call for gender equality cannot be tolerated.
Moves seen as tactic to calm international criticism.
1 May 15
As World Press Freedom Day approaches, leading Azerbaijani journalists are in prison and independent media outlets are out of action, or heading that way.
1 May 15
Experts say campaign continues, but needs to evolve.
30 Apr 15
“We live in a constant state of alarm. We’re afraid a new war is going to start.”
24 Apr 15
As the European Games approach, the government tries to accentuate the positive and silence critics.
23 Apr 15
“Arrests can take away our freedom, but not our desire to be free” - human rights defender Intiqam Aliyev
9 Apr 15
President holds talks in Brussels instead of joining a meeting with Russian, Kazak and Belarussian counterparts.
3 Apr 15
Splashing out cash on first-of-its-kind sporting event seen as a valuable PR exercise by Azerbaijan’s leaders.
27 Mar 15
Loan repayments have risen by a third, leading to financial misery for borrowers.
20 Mar 15
Taleh Khasmammadov reportedly in grave condition after suicide bid.
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