Freedom House: Safety of Journalists in Freefall in Azerbaijan
Freedom House has stated that it is “gravely concerned” about the increasing number of attacks and intimidation on journalists in several OSCE members, including in Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan’s unemployment its highest in twenty years
Local employment offices have registered 71,000 unemployed as of September 1, Turan news agency reports in reference to the State Statistical Committee.
Ganja prisoners on hunger strike
Eight of those arrested over the Ganja events - Bakram Aliyev, Habib Gurbanov, Elmir Huseynzade, Vugar Yusifov, Shahin Verdiyev, Emil Mammadov, Mirza Huseynov and Asif Javadov - said at their trial on 6 September that they ...
PACE rapporteur finalizes her fact-finding visit to Azerbaijan
Sunna Aevarsdottir, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) rapporteur on ‘reported cases of political prisoners in Azerbaijan’, has concluded her three-day fact-finding visit to the country calling the government’s attitude “constructive."
Meet the Azerbaijani judges past their term limits sentencing political prisoners
Many of these judges administered the cases of people whom local and international organizations have described as political prisoners.
MiG-29 crash caused by bird strike, Defense Ministry states
The MiG-29 plane crash in July that killed a pilot onboard in may have been caused by birds, Azerbaijan Defense Ministry has stated.
Recreation center pays less than 7 AZN (4 USD) in taxes per month
"Legislation that makes information about tax payments a commercial secret should be amended"
Azerbaijan condemns Pashinyan’s speech in Nagorno-Karabakh
Azerbaijan calls Armenia’s Karabakh statement “chaotic and lacking in logic"
Musavat party member Azad Hasanov released
The Baku Court on Grave Crimes granted Musavat party member Azad Hasanov, who was charged with drug trafficking last year, conditional release on Aug. 5.
Azerbaijani journalist fined for defaming general
An Azerbaijani court has fined journalist Sakhavat Mammad on charges of defaming an army general.