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22.10.2013
According to the official results, the presidential election held in Azerbaijan on 9 October 2013 resulted in a landslide victory for incumbent president Ilham Aliyev, with 85% of the vote.
15.10.2013
Azerbaijan’s record on free expression has undergone a marked deterioration in the run up to its presidential election, a report of Index on Censorship says.
09.10.2013
In a joint call, issued n the eve of the Presidential election, 22 human right organisations and press freedom campaigners warn that the failure of the government of Azerbaijan to respect human rights, including freedom of expression, undermines the democratic legitimacy
08.10.2013
The truth is, on the eve of this election, the human rights situation in Azerbaijan is worse than ever before.
07.10.2013
Azerbaijan's government must respect the responsibility of journalists to document events and report the views of citizens, especially in the run-up to the next week presidential election.
02.10.2013
In the run-up to next week’s presidential elections, Index on Censorship travelled to Baku to meet journalists, human rights defenders, political activists, and citizens.
01.10.2013
The Baku-based Human Rights Club has released a new list of political prisoners in Azerbaijan. The list outlines cases of 142 persons who are currently in detention or imprisoned for politically motivated reasons.
27.09.2013
Azerbaijani authorities should immediately free long-time human rights activist and editor of Tolishi Sado newspaper, Hilal Mammadov, sentenced today to 5 years in prison following a flawed trial brought on politically motivated charges, Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety said to
20.09.2013
Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) has urged Azerbaijani authorities to end their crackdown on freedom of expression, following the arrest of Parviz Hashimli, an opposition journalist and rights activist in a raid by security forces.
27.08.2013
Human Rights Club of Azerbaijan and the Polish Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights have the honour to present and to distribute the legal opinion on presidential elections in Azerbaijan.
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According to the official results, the presidential election held in Azerbaijan on 9 October 2013 resulted in a landslide victory for incumbent president Ilham Aliyev, with 85% of the vote.

Azerbaijan’s record on free expression has undergone a marked deterioration in the run up to its presidential election, a report of Index on Censorship says.

In a joint call, issued n the eve of the Presidential election, 22 human right organisations and press freedom campaigners warn that the failure of the government of Azerbaijan to respect human rights, including freedom of expression, undermines the democratic legitimacy

The truth is, on the eve of this election, the human rights situation in Azerbaijan is worse than ever before.

Azerbaijan's government must respect the responsibility of journalists to document events and report the views of citizens, especially in the run-up to the next week presidential election.

In the run-up to next week’s presidential elections, Index on Censorship travelled to Baku to meet journalists, human rights defenders, political activists, and citizens.

The Baku-based Human Rights Club has released a new list of political prisoners in Azerbaijan. The list outlines cases of 142 persons who are currently in detention or imprisoned for politically motivated reasons.

Azerbaijani authorities should immediately free long-time human rights activist and editor of Tolishi Sado newspaper, Hilal Mammadov, sentenced today to 5 years in prison following a flawed trial brought on politically motivated charges, Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety said to

Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) has urged Azerbaijani authorities to end their crackdown on freedom of expression, following the arrest of Parviz Hashimli, an opposition journalist and rights activist in a raid by security forces.

Human Rights Club of Azerbaijan and the Polish Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights have the honour to present and to distribute the legal opinion on presidential elections in Azerbaijan.

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