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 Anar Mammadli, head of the Election Monitoring and Democracy Study Centre in Azerbaijan. (Photo: EMDS)
Sevinj Telmanqizi
11 Jun 14
Anar Mammadli's group said election giving president 85 per cent win could not count as "free and democratic”.
A protester is arrested outside the courtroom after eight youth activists were convicted on May 6. (Photo: Javid Gurbanov/Bizim Yol)
Sevinj Telmanqizi
8 May 14
Amnesty International calls verdicts against eight defendants “an affront to human rights”.
Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
Sevinj Telmanqizi
8 May 14
Leyla Yunus stopped at airport as authorities widen net in “Armenian espionage” case.
The NIDA defendants in a cage in the courtroom. (Photo courtesy of NIDA)
Sevinj Telmanqizi
2 May 14
“We do not expect pity," says one of eight defendants who deny prosecution allegations of "revolution" plot.
Scene from the video footage that launched criminal proceedings against Gular Ahmadova. (Screengrab shot: from YouTube upload of September 2012)
Sevinj Telmanqizi
10 Dec 13
Trial of ruling-party politician rare example of senior figure being brought to book.
Many homes in Zaqatala district are beyond repair and will have to be replaced. (Photo: Elshan Balakhanski)
Sevinj Telmanqizi
22 May 12
Government promises to rebuild homes, but what people want right now is more tents.
Sevinj Telmanqizi
11 Oct 07
Observers debate whether a new programme funnelling government money into non-governmental organisations will help or harm the NGO sector.
Sevinj Telmanqizi
4 May 06
Critics say that Azerbaijan’s new public television channel is serving the government, not the public.
Sevinj Telmanqizi
6 Mar 06
The Azerbaijani government denies reports of deaths linked to the virus.
Sevinj Telmanqizi
4 Nov 05
President Aliev has taken steps to ensure a fairer election, but his opponents say it comes too late to create a level playing-field.