BAKU. September 12, 2014: Yesterday, the Azerbaijani government finally allowed Said Nuri, a U.S. citizen, to leave the country.
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.