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Idrak Abbasov

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Rauf Mirqadirov. (Photo courtesy of RFE/RL)
Idrak Abbasov
25 Apr 14
Summarily extradited by Turkey, Rauf Mirqadirov faces charges of betraying "state secrets" he could not have known.
Riot police arrest a protester in Baku, January 2013. (Photo: Samira Ahmedbeyli)
Idrak Abbasov
10 Dec 13
"We have never seen so many political prisoners in an election year" - former presidential candidate.
Idrak Abbasov
18 Nov 13
Three separate courts host trials of government opponents.
Outside the ICRC building in Yerevan, supporters of Armenian soldier Hakob Injighulyan protest against his detention in Azerbaijan. August 19, 2013. (Photo: Hetq Online)
Idrak Abbasov, Vahe Harutyunyan
29 Aug 13
While Baku says army conscript chose to defect, Yerevan says his rights as a captured combatant have been flouted.
Protests in Nardaran against the arrest of Muslim theologian Taleh Bagirzadeh. (Photo: Idrak Abbasov)
Idrak Abbasov
9 Apr 13
Authorities’ attempt to portray Islamists as threat could drive them to team up with wider opposition.
Hotel in Ismayilli set on fire. (Photo: Shahla Sultanova)
Shahla Sultanova, Idrak Abbasov
25 Jan 13
Riots in small town of Ismayilli after street fight escalates.
Protesters demand the truth about how army conscript Jeyhun Gubadov died. (Photo: Idrak Abbasov)
Idrak Abbasov
18 Jan 13
Government forced to respond to strength of public feeling after young conscript dies.
Azerbaijani communications minister Ali Abbasov (centre) addresses a UN-backed internet conference in Baku. (Photo: Idrak Abbasov)
Idrak Abbasov
9 Nov 12
Jailing of journalists and bloggers belies claim of online freedom.
Hilal Mammadov. (Courtesy of Mammadov family)
Idrak Abbasov
29 Jun 12
Drug charges follow well-worn pattern.
Ayaz Mutallibov at his son's wake. (Photo: Idrak Abbasov)
Idrak Abbasov, Maharram Zeynalov
15 Aug 11
Mutallibov allowed back to attend son’s funeral, but president’s unilateral granting of immunity raises eyebrows.