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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.
There is a simple but fundamental skills gap that is not being addressed.
5 Jun 15
Traffic and other restrictions seen as excessive.
29 May 15
Instead of freeing prisoners as usual on a national holiday, the authorities continue putting their opponents behind bars.
22 May 15
Officials blame plastic cladding used to dress up buildings as Baku prepares for summer sports event.
20 May 15
Domestic politics go largely ignored as international community says it doesn't recognise the state so can't recognise its elections.
18 May 15
Registration system for people living abroad seen as Big Brother move.
11 May 15
Cross-border railway could tie region into trade with Europe, but there's been little discussion of it locally.
10 May 15
One arrested, two jailed, one ordered to stay in detention after more than a year without trial.
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.
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