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Seymur Kazimov

Seymur Kazimov

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IWPR reporters in the field, in the village of Bash Garvand in Azerbaijan’s Aghdam district. (Photo: Samira Ahmedbeyli)
Seymur Kazimov
7 Oct 14
Authorities accuse reporters of misrepresenting facts and revealing sensitive information.
Protesters were angry about the frequent deaths of young conscripts. (Photo: Aliya Haqverdi)
Seymur Kazimov
15 Mar 13
Officials dismiss public expressions of anger as plot by agents provocateurs.
Rahim Hajiyev, editor-in-chief of Azadliq newspaper. (Photo: Natiq Adilov)
Seymur Kazimov
12 Mar 13
Renewed pressure comes ahead of key election.
Opposition protests are routinely broken up by police in Azerbaijan. (Photo: Ahmed Mukhtar)
Seymur Kazimov
12 Nov 12
New legislation gives authorities financial leverage to stamp out protests.
Scene from the video that appears to show a discussion on the terms of a massive bribe. (Screengrab shot:
Seymur Kazimov
5 Oct 12
Video appears to show haggling over price of parliamentary seat.
Baku School of Journalism. (Photo: Ahmed Mukhtar)
Seymur Kazimov
15 Sep 12
Groups working on issues seen as sensitive are routinely denied official registration.
Rahim Hajiyev, editor of Azadliq. (Photo: Seymur Kazimov)
Seymur Kazimov
7 Sep 12
Final demands for unpaid bills are just the latest tactic for squeezing independent press, say government critics.
Parviz Amiraliyev and Firdovsi Gasimov are working together to rebuild their homes. (Photo: Seymur Kazimov)
Seymur Kazimov
8 Jun 12
Government wants people to go back to villages, and helps them raise old homes from ruins.
Opposition rally on the outskirts of Baku, April 8. (Photo: Seymur Kazimov)
Seymur Kazimov
16 Apr 12
Suspicions that authorities kept protestor numbers down by insisting they gathered in remote location, then cutting bus services.
Azerbaijanis protest outside the Iranian embassy in Baku, December 2011. (Photo: Amir Huseynov)
Seymur Kazimov
17 Feb 12
But row over alleged support for Israeli agents shows just how bad Azerbaijan’s relationship with Iran is.