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Summary The government of Azerbaijan continues to wage a vicious crackdown on critics and dissenting voices. The space for independent activism, critical journalism, and opposition political activity has been virtually extinguished by…
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Azerbaijan’s six-month chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers comes to an end this week, and not a moment too soon. It can be said without exaggeration that Azerbaijan’s tenure represented an assault on the institution and…
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16th UPR session, April - May 2013

Summary Azerbaijan’s human rights record has been on a continual decline since the previous UPR in 2009, casting serious doubt on the government’s willingness to abide by its commitments and to reform. The long-repressive atmosphere for independent…