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15 May 15
Only a handful of governors have been formally appointed, and local government is in chaos.
Khadija Ismayil. (Photo courtesy of Kh. Ismayil)
1 May 15
As World Press Freedom Day approaches, leading Azerbaijani journalists are in prison and independent media outlets are out of action, or heading that way.
1 May 15
At debates in southern regions, speakers acknowledge that irrational emotion often blanks out common sense in public narratives, with sometimes fatal consequences.
30 Apr 15
Staff at leading newspaper fear the real motive behind a complex lawsuit is an ambition to exert political control.
21 Apr 15
Efforts to achieve equality at provincial level still falling far short.
21 Apr 15
Complaints that political parties are vehicles for personal advancement rather than public good.
13 Apr 15
Police say they are improving their response to demonstrations.
31 Mar 15
Spokespersons accused of failing to do their jobs.
31 Mar 15
Municipal election rules have never been implemented.
19 Mar 15
Decades of warfare and market instability have done ruinous harm.