Idrak Abbasov | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
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19 May 11
Facebook activist's conviction is latest sign of authorities' fear of Middle East-style protests.
21 May 10
Villagers say they were forced to battle the rising waters unaided.
26 Apr 10
Baku blames “Armenian lobby” for spoiled relations with United States.
9 Mar 10
An IWPR journalist, allowed into Gori on a Russian tank, witnesses exultant pro-Moscow fighters rampaging through the blazing city.
16 Oct 09
Jailings and detentions raise fresh concerns over fairness of country’s defamation laws.
10 Apr 09
Locals in isolated Nakichevan say authorities there have ways of ensuring complaints don’t reach Baku.
8 Jan 09
Opposition fury over plan to scrap Azerbaijan president’s term limits.
20 Jun 08
Police say that journalists’ rights advocate inflicted injuries on himself.
12 Jul 07
Ethnic minority builds ties with Iran while declaring loyalty to government in Baku
30 Mar 07
Suggestions that cave monastery could be shared provoke opposition in Georgia