Azerbaijan: Downward spiral: Continuing crackdown on freedoms in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan: Downward spiral: Continuing crackdown on freedoms in Azerbaijan

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Index AI : EUR 55/010/2013
Date de publication : 8 octobre 2013
Catégorie(s) : Azerbaïdjan

This briefing focuses on the respect for the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly in Azerbaijan in the run up to the 9 October 2013 presidential elections. It documents and analyses cases of harassment, intimidation, ill-treatment, arbitrary arrests, charges and prosecutions in unfair trials, as well as steps taken to restrict the activities of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the media, critical and pro-democracy groups and opposition parties.