Azerbaijan’s Critical Voices in Danger report documents findings and outlines freedom of expression violations for the first half of 2012.
Azerbaijani police illegally dispersed the Sing for Democracy human rights campaign’s September 1 protest in front of the Russian Embassy in Baku in support of the convicted members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot.
We, the undersigned members of the Civic Solidarity Platform and the International Partnership Group on Azerbaijan (IPGA), urgently call on the Council of Europe, the EU and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to press the Azerbaijani government to immediately stop t
The refusal of the organization behind Eurovision to condemn human rights abuses in Azerbaijan provides a carte blanche to the government’s crackdown, Amnesty International said after another two peaceful protests were violently dispersed.
The Azerbaijani government released nine prisoners who had been convicted on politically motivated charges on June 22, 2012, four days before a Council of Europe body is scheduled to discuss a report on political prisoners in the country, Human Rights Watch said today.