In a Jan. 28 letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, US Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) said that the continued detention of OCCRP reporter Khadija Ismayilova and other journalists would “harm relations between our two countries,” according to Radio Free Europe.
Transparency International (TI) released its 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) on Wednesday, writing that while a handful of nations in Europe and Central Asia have improved, many are seeing corruption grow while civil society space and democracy shrinks.
About 300 employees of the Azerbaijan International Mineral Resources Operating Company Ltd. (AIMROC) protested outside Parliament in Baku Monday saying they have not been paid for 21 months.
Lawyer Fariz Namazli confirmed Thursday that Amal Clooney will represent Khadija Ismayilova at the European Court of Human Rights, according to Radio Free Europe.
Nils Muiznieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, today expressed concerns about the freedom of expression in Azerbaijan in written remarks on the case of investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova, according to a release by theCouncil of Europe.
A Baku prosecutor demanded a guilty sentence and 7 years imprisonment for journalist Rauf Mirkadyrov, a correspondent for the Azerbaijani newspaper Zerkalo, reported Caucasian Knot.
Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus was released from prison early today by the Baku Court of Appeals due to deteriorating health, according to Meydan TV.
One year ago today, investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova, 39, was unjustly jailed in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku.
It’s no secret that the family of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev likes to buy expensive buildings around the world, although it’s rarely clear where the money comes from.
Mehriban Aliyeva, wife of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, has been nominated for a Swedish peace prize, it has emerged.
Imprisoned investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova has won a Swedish press prize dedicated to heroism.
The Baku Court of Appeal Wednesday denied an appeal filed by attorneys for imprisoned investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, an OCCRP partner.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has given its Alison Des Forges Award for extraordinary activism to Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, who was jailed last December.
An Azerbaijani court has released a human rights defender whose imprisonment was condemned by human rights groups to serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest.
Shortly after the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) issued a largely positive statement praising yesterday's parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, three of the mission's 28 members took the dramatic step to publish a critical counter-statement.
An Azerbaijani journalist will be paid compensation after repressive government practices violated his human rights.
A court in Baku has rejected petitions by the defense lawyers of imprisoned Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova at a Thursday hearing.
The government of oil-rich Azerbaijan will launch its own national Internet service, according to reports.
Following international outcry over the arrests of two journalists in Azerbaijan last week, President Aliyev's advisor Ali Hasanov claimed that the journalists were arrested due to lack of accreditation.
TeliaSonera, the Swedish telecoms giant which has been linked by investigations to alleged multi-million dollar corruption in Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan, has announced that it is leaving the Eurasian market.
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