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Samira Ahmedbeyli

Samira Ahmedbeyli
IWPR Reporter

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Khadija Ismailova. (Photo: Shahla Sultanova)
Samira Ahmedbeyli
21 Feb 14
Khadija Ismayil published a document on the secret service spying on the opposition. Prosecutors say that's a state secret.
 Anar Mammadli, head of the Election Monitoring and Democracy Study Centre in Azerbaijan. (Photo: EMDS)
Samira Ahmedbeyli
18 Dec 13
Western diplomats join local rights groups in questioning tax evasion charges against Anar Mammadli.
Pamplet handed out to schoolchildren in Sabirabad, Azerbaijan. It shows President Ilham Aliyev by a monument to his late father Heydar Aliyev, who preceded him as head of state. (Photo: Azer Ismayil)
Samira Ahmedbeyli
26 Sep 13
Law stipulates level playing field for all eight contenders, but there’s little doubt who is going to win.
Muganli residents Gunay Yusifova (second from right) and Gullu Rahimova (third from right) (Photo: Samira Ahmedbeyli)
Samira Ahmedbeyli
5 Sep 13
People suspect shifting deadlines for new housing and other infrastructure are an election tactic intended to make them grateful.
Heybat Amrah, the detained Musavat leader in Azerbaijan’s Khachmaz. (Photo: Samira Ahmedbeyli)
Samira Ahmedbeyli
16 May 13
Once again, a minor incident quickly blows up into an expression of wider discontent.
Mehman Huseynov on his way to court. (Photo: Rufat Abdullayev)
Samira Ahmedbeyli
15 Jun 12
With international attention fading, government turns its attention to Eurovision “spoilers”.
Customs post in Astara, on the border with Iran. (Photo: Aytan Farhadova)
Samira Ahmedbeyli
28 May 12
Everything is cheaper south of the border, and healthcare is perceived as better as well.
Idrak Abbasov in Baku’s main hospital. (Photo: IRFS)
Samira Ahmedbeyli
18 Apr 12
Idrak Abbasov placed in intensive care after assault while filming house demolition.
Ayaz Mutallibov at his late son's wake, August 2011. (Photo: Idrak Abbasov)
Samira Ahmedbeyli
23 Dec 11
“Gorbachev blew his chance” to reconstitute Soviet Union, Ayaz Mutallibov says.
Security wall in Chiragli, a village in Aghdam district. (Photo: Orhan Orhanov)
Samira Ahmedbeyli, Leyla Mustafayeva
4 Nov 11
Some question wisdom of security walls, arguing that they might be seen as tacit admission that Armenian-held lands are lost forever.