21 October 2016
Azerbaijan Govt. Accused of Unrelenting Crackdown on Critics
A report released by Human Rights Watch describes the extent of continuing human rights infringements.
27 September 2016
Azerbaijan Strongman President Just Got Stronger Premium

Voters approve constitutional changes that rights groups warn would mainly consolidate the Aliyev family’s rule.

23 September 2016
UN Expert: Azerbaijan’s Civil Society ‘Paralyzed’ Premium

Report by UN special rapporteur comes ahead of 26 September referendum on constitutional changes enhancing President Ilham Aliyev’s powers.

12 September 2016
Azeri Activists Appeal to Council of Europe Ahead of Referendum Premium

Five leading human rights defenders have called on the Council of Europe to assess the contentious Azerbaijani referendum.

11 August 2016
Pundits Dissect Baku Summit Premium

The leaders of Russia, Iran, and Azerbaijan talked transport and energy projects, while the question of how to deal with resurgent Turkey loomed as a backdrop.

22 July 2016
Azeri Leader Asks for Greater Powers Premium

Proposed constitutional amendments would strengthen president’s control over parliament, limit freedom of assembly and property rights.

20 July 2016
Anti-Gulen Campaign Spreads to Caucasus Premium

Turkey’s massive crackdown on supporters of U.S.-based cleric is making waves in neighboring countries.

21 June 2016
Armenian, Azeri Presidents Discuss Karabakh With Putin Premium

More OSCE observers may be sent to monitor situation weeks after more than 100 troops and civilians died in violent flare-up.

20 June 2016
Baku Scores Glitz Points for Inaugural F1 Race Premium

Government goes all out to make a good impression in the face of bad PR over human rights, tanking economy.

27 May 2016
Allegations of First Family Corruption in Azerbaijan Premium

OCCRP investigation accuses president of using the state to bail out his daughters’ mining failure.




Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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