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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.
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.
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.
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