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Shahla Sultanova

Shahla Sultanova

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The Lezgi mosque in Baku. (Photo: Shahla Sultanova)
Shahla Sultanova
4 Mar 13
Devout Muslims say freedom of confession under attack.
Ilgar Mammadov being driven away in a police car on the day of his arrest. (Photo: Aziz Karimov)
Shahla Sultanova
5 Feb 13
Allies say they are being framed for spontaneous protest by exasperated residents of provincial town.
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.
The Poghosyan family, Armenians from Syria now living Karabakh. (Photo courtesy of Vardan Poghosyan)
Hayk Ghazaryan, Shahla Sultanova
14 Jan 13
Resettlement scheme angers Azerbaijan, which sees it as an obstruction to an eventual peace deal.
Russian-made missiles on parade in Baku, June 2011. (Photo: Sevda Babayeva/Wikimedia Commons)
Shahla Sultanova
16 Aug 12
Substantial arms purchases mostly made in other ex-Soviet states.
Shahriyar Hajizade. (Photo courtesy of S. Hajizade)
Shahla Sultanova
19 Jul 12
Arrests look like part of bigger political game.
Azerbaijan parliament building, Baku. (Photo: Shahla Sultanova)
Shahla Sultanova
27 Jun 12
Critics accuse officials of passing self-serving law to conceal their own business interests.
Protesters outside the Iranian embassy in Baku. (Photo: Turkhan Karimov)
Shahla Sultanova
11 Jun 12
War of words covers every subject from national leaders' characters to Eurovision.
Khadija Ismailova. (Photo: Shahla Sultanova)
Shahla Sultanova
28 May 12
Secret filming and open threats, coinciding with unsubstantiated claims in pro-government papers? The target, Khadija Ismayilova, thinks the trail is pretty clear.
Sing for Democracy march through Baku, May 23. (Photo: Shahla Sultanova)
Shahla Sultanova
25 May 12
Campaigners who used Eurovision to highlight rights concerns now expect to pay price for speaking out.