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There is a simple but fundamental skills gap that is not being addressed.
Participants hope to boost political involvement and awareness.
With a large grey economy and poorly observed labour laws, Azerbaijanis who lose their jobs have little support.
Female reporters routinely intimidated by blackmail, sexual assault and harassment.
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
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.
12 Mar 15
Authorities ignore CCTV film of alleged victim taking a dive so waiting police can arrest human rights defender as “hooligan”.
3 Mar 15
People lose faith in national currency as central bank slashes its value.
3 Mar 15
In the end. painstaking efforts to rebuild the troubled relationship were blocked by massive unresolved differences.
27 Feb 15
Political prisoner tells the life story of a young cellmate who spent his teenage years living homeless on the streets of Baku.
18 Feb 15
Defendants spend a lot of time shuttling between court hearings and detention centres.
18 Feb 15
Country ranks among world’s worst for freedom of information.
12 Feb 15
OSCE mediators urge end to attacks after a month in which 20-year-old ceasefire was broken in thousands of incidents.
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