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Afgan Mukhtarli

Afgan Mukhtarli

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People protest against the amendments to the Constitution, which "will make the republic to the monarchy". (Photo: Kamala Allahverdiyeva)
Afgan Mukhtarli
24 Sep 16
Opposition groups say reforms will perpetuate the powers of the current leadership.
Faig Amirli. (Photo: Ramin Deko)
Afgan Mukhtarli
2 Sep 16
Interior minister vows to pursue the Islamic cleric´s movement.
Yadigar Sadigov, deputy chairman of the opposition Musavat party and a former political prisoner. (Photo: Photo courtesy of Y. Sadigov)
Afgan Mukhtarli
23 Jun 16
Figures have quadrupled since 2008, largely attributed to social problems and injustice.
Anar Mammadli (R), a prominent human rights defender was one of the pardoned detainees. (Proto: Ismi Shahzade)
Afgan Mukhtarli
22 Mar 16
Move interpreted as an attempt to deflect international criticism of Baku’s´s poor human rights record.
Azerbaijani security minister Eldar Mahmudov in better times. (Photo: Azertaj news agency)
Afgan Mukhtarli
26 Nov 15
Bad news – it doesn’t herald a softer line on dissent or a clampdown on corruption.
President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan. (Photo: Azertaj news agency)
Afgan Mukhtarli
7 Nov 15
Local group judges vote “not free, not fair, not democratic and not transparent”.
Emin Milli. (Photo courtesy of E. Milli)
Afgan Mukhtarli
3 Nov 15
“First they destroyed opposition-leaning and independent media inside the country, and then they shifted to the international media."
Ilgar Mammadov being driven away in a police car on the day of his arrest. February 2013. (Photo: Aziz Karimov)
Afgan Mukhtarli
27 Oct 15
Opposition figure Ilgar Mammadov beaten up by prison staff, lawyer says.
Azerbaijan's parliament. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
Afgan Mukhtarli
23 Oct 15
Instead, observers from former Soviet states will applaud the ruling party's repeat victory.
The European Parliament in Strasbourg. (Photo: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images)
Afgan Mukhtarli
25 Sep 15
European legislators demanded release of political prisoners, and a probe into allegations of high-level corruption.