Legal Rights

Azerbaijan Urged To Probe ‘Horrific’ Beating Of Opposition Activist In Custody

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling on Azerbaijan to conduct a “prompt, impartial, and thorough” investigation into the violent dispersal of a peaceful protest by police in Baku earlier this week, and the “horrific” beating of an opposition politician and vocal government critic while in detention. “Azerbaijani authorities have yet again demonstrated brazen contempt for […]

Legal Rights

Human Rights Watch condemns crackdown on peaceful protest in Baku

(Berlin) – Azerbaijan police violently dispersed a peaceful protest in central Baku on December 1, 2021, and detained dozens of protesters, Human Rights Watch said today. Among those detained was an opposition leader, Tofig Yagublu, who sustained multiple injuries in police custody. Yagublu, 60, said police severely beat him while videoing him and demanding that […]

Governance

OSCE MG ready to host meeting between Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group ready to host a meeting between Azerbaijani and Armenian Foreign Ministers, Trend reports citing the statement of the Co-Chairs. “The Co-Chairs regret that it was not possible to hold a joint meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan under their auspices in Stockholm. They express their readiness to […]