In May, 2014 the group of Azerbaijani human rights activists and lawyers were invited by two leading human rights activists - Leyla Yunus and Rasul Jafarov to work on the single reconciled list of political prisoners.
Azerbaijan has detained at least four of the country’s most prominent human rights activists, prompting fears that authorities are intensifying efforts to silence campaigners ahead of the world’s first European Games in Baku next summer.
WHEN AN autocrat who is intolerant of dissent begins to see spies and traitors around, it is a good time to be alert.
Recent weeks showed that Azerbaijan is suppressing opposition sounds more harshly than before
The authorities of Azerbaijan are leading an unprecedented crackdown against civil society by arresting, one after the other, key critics of the country’s leadership.