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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Azerbaijan: Abysmal record of human rights continues as ...
30 July 2014

The persecution of human rights activists continues unabated in Azerbaijan, in spite of the obligations the country committed to as a member of Council ...

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Amnesty International | Azerbaijan: Abysmal record of human ...
30 July 2014

The persecution of human rights activists continues unabated in Azerbaijan, in spite of the obligations the country committed to as a member of Council ...

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Azerbaijan: Activist held incommunicado, risks torture: Faraj ...
25 July 2014

Political activist Faraj Karimov, a dedicated critic of the Azerbaijani government, went missing on 23 July. It was later revealed that police had detained ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/008/2014

Azerbaijan: Police harass activist working for peace: Leyla ...
18 July 2014

Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus is being harassed by police. She and her husband are under surveillance and being subjected to regular ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/007/2014

Azerbaijan: Further information: Youth activists sentenced ...
3 July 2014

Eight youth activists from the Azerbaijani civic movement NIDA were sentenced to between six and eight years' imprisonment on 6 May. Their lawyers ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/006/2014

Azerbaijan: Peaceful protestors sentenced to detention
8 May 2014

Five activists arrested for taking part in a peaceful protest have been sentenced to between 15 and 30 days in jail for an administrative offence. One of ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/005/2014

Azerbaijan: Behind bars: Silencing dissent in Azerbaijan
6 May 2014

As Azerbaijan takes on the Chairmanship of the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers, the Azerbaijani authorities must begin to respect the rights ...

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Amnesty International | Azerbaijan assumes Chairmanship of ...
6 May 2014

On 14 May 2014, Azerbaijan will assume the six-month rotating Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. Meanwhile, at ...

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Azerbaijan to chair Council of Europe amid climate of fear and ...
6 May 2014

Azerbaijan's human rights situation remains dire as it gears up to assume the six-month chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of ...

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Azerbaijan: Activists jailed for criticising government
19 March 2014

Two opposition activists in Azerbaijan have been sentenced to several years in prison on fabricated charges, simply for being critical of the Government ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/002/2014