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Leyla Yunus while her home was being searched in May 2014. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
31 Jul 15
Courts concern themselves with charges of financial wrongdoing, and ignore the blindingly obvious offence of criticising the government.
Yafez Akramoglu. (Photo courtesy of Y. Akramoglu)
22 Jul 15
Cloak-and-dagger meetings in a border town as police try to force journalist to come back.
14 Jul 15
Citizens say that more needs to be done to confront legacy of conflict.
A female opposition militant at a medical office in Salaheddin neighbourhood, Aleppo. (Photo: Baraa al-Halabi)
8 Jul 15
After entrapment and interrogation, a series of prisons and finally a miraculous release.
29 Jun 15
Rather than refute human rights criticisms point by point, the government says Armenia is worse.
Emin Huseynov. (Photo courtesy of Mehman Huseynov)
22 Jun 15
OSCE politician says it’s a “sad day” when a civil society leader is forced out by his government.
Istanbul's Gedik Pasa district, where a lot of migrants work. (Photo: Gayane Mirzoyan)
19 Jun 15
Talk of deportation highlights vulnerability of migrant workers.
15 Jun 15
Hosting image-boosting European Games while shutting down human rights criticism hasn't worked, if the aim was positive headlines.
Murad Adilov (Photo: N. Adilov)
29 May 15
Instead of freeing prisoners as usual on a national holiday, the authorities continue putting their opponents behind bars.
27 May 15
A mother longs to see her only son again.

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