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Emin Milli. (Photo courtesy of E. Milli)
4 Aug 15
Family members detained in apparent attempt to muzzle independent voices.
Leyla Yunus while her home was being searched in May 2014. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
31 Jul 15
Courts concern themselves with charges of financial wrongdoing, and ignore the blindingly obvious offence of criticising the government.
Marina Poghosyan (second from right) with members of the Chplakhyan family, whom she is defending. (Photo: Arman Gharibyan)
24 Jul 15
Borrowers typically have to sign over their homes as security for high-interest loans.
Yafez Akramoglu. (Photo courtesy of Y. Akramoglu)
22 Jul 15
Cloak-and-dagger meetings in a border town as police try to force journalist to come back.
The number of demonstrators increased soon after police tried to end the rally by force. June 23, 2015. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
21 Jul 15
After initial confrontation, demonstrations die down in fairly amicable manner.
The Pankisi Gorge, a Muslim enclave in Georgia where there is some support for Islamic State.  (Photo: Onnik Krikorian)
Comment
13 Jul 15
Virtually no efforts are taking place to counter violent extremism through civil society engagement in the country.
13 Jul 15
“We fear that this growing harassment is a forerunner of a new crackdown” – Reporters Without Borders.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva look on from the stands during a taekwondo event at the European Games in Baku. June 19, 2015. (Photo: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images for BEGOC)
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.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) talks to European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels, March 19, 2015. (Photo: Armenian  president's official website)
6 Jul 15
Moscow ally says it wants to engage with Brussels, too – and that there’s no contradiction there.

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