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Aug 03, 2017

Talysh: Prominent Journalists and Human Rights Activists Still Under Threat in Azerbaijan

  The article below was published by Meydan.tv: The editor-in-chief of Tolyshi Sado newspaper Hilal Mammadov was arrested in Baku today. According to his brother Sabahadddin Mammadov, a police precinct inspector came to him and requested him to speak with a series of convicts for ‘preventative purposes’. Later, Hilal Mammadov called home and managed to report that he was being...

Aug 03, 2017

Talysh: Prominent Journalists and Human Rights...

Photo Courtesy of Meydan.tv Two months ago, renowned Talysh journalist Hilal Mammadov was taken into custody by the Azerbaijani police officer for the second time. While the official reasons for...

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Mar 07, 2017

Talysh: Journalist Underlines Violation of Linguistic...

  Below is an article published by Armenpress: The rights of Talysh people are grossly violated in Azerbaijan, Shahin Mirzoev – participant of Talysh freedom movement, journalist at the “Tolishi...

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Feb 16, 2017

Talysh: Exiled Journalist Fears for Life if he...

The article below was published by Armenpress: Member of Talysh Cultural Council, participant of Talysh freedom movement, journalist at the “Tolishi Sado” newspaper Shahin Mirzoev, who moved...

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Feb 13, 2017

Talysh: Journalist Appeals to Armenia for Temporary...

  The article below was published by Hetq Online: Armenia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs states that the government of Armenia has reacted positively to a request from Shahin Mirzoev, a member...

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Jan 25, 2017

Talysh: Round-Table Discussion Calls for Autonomy...

Below is an article published by Armenpress: Politicians and public figures representing Talysh national minority in Azerbaijan presented the violence carried out against them in Azerbaijan during a round-table...

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Dec 16, 2016

Talysh: On Multiculturalism in Azerbaijan

  The following article was published by Modern Diplomacy: Multicultural approaches and policies vary widely all over the world, ranging from the advocacy of equal respect to the various cultures...

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Nov 02, 2016

Azerbaijan: Anti-Corruption Watchdog Ultimatum...

Below is an article published by Eurasia.net: Azerbaijan must make legislative changes within four months that expand rights for local civil society organizations, or risk losing billions of dollars in...

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Oct 10, 2016

Talysh: Dissidents Urge the International Community...

The article below was published in The Guardian: Azerbaijan’s oil riches have turned its capital, Baku, into a gaudy showcase city. Three skyscrapers shaped like flames dominate the skyline, lighting...

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Apr 20, 2016

Human Rights Defenders Permitted to Leave Aze...

  Below is an article published by Radio Free Europe:  Two of Azerbaijan's most prominent human rights defenders, who supporters say have been persecuted and jailed at home for their activist...

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Apr 07, 2016

Talysh: A Persistent and Ongoing Struggle

  Below is an article published by Eurasia Review.   One of the most important trends in the South Caucasus over the last 25 years has been the emergence of almost completely mono-ethnic states...

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Mar 23, 2016

ECtHR Considers Arrest and Detention of Azerbaijani...

  Below is an article published by the Federal Lezghi National and Cultural Autonomy:  The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has found a violation of the rights of Azerbaijani rights defender...

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Feb 16, 2016

Talysh: Azerbaijan Held Accountable at ECtHR over...

  Below is a press release published by the Eureporter: The Azerbaijani authorities had violated the rights of Gilal Mamedov, the editor-in-chief of the newspaper ‘Tolyshi Sado’, guaranteed...

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Dec 16, 2015

Azerbaijan: Council of Europe Investigation into...

Below is a press release by Human Rights Europe - Council of Europe: An investigation into Azerbaijan’s compliance with its commitments under the European Convention on Human Rights, has been launched...

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Jun 11, 2015

European Games in Azerbaijan Begin with Widespread...

  Below is an article published by Human Rights Watch: The first European Games will open in Azerbaijan on June 12, 2015, in an atmosphere of government repression unprecedented in the post-Soviet...

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May 07, 2015

In Defence of Minorities Rights in Azerbaijan:...

Mr Bogdan Brunon Wenta MEP opened the conference highlighting the importance of raising awareness of the situation of minorities in Azerbaijan and welcomed the opportunity to organise an event to discuss...

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