Report by UN special rapporteur comes ahead of 26 September referendum on constitutional changes enhancing President Ilham Aliyev’s powers.
Five leading human rights defenders have called on the Council of Europe to assess the contentious Azerbaijani referendum.
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.
Proposed constitutional amendments would strengthen president’s control over parliament, limit freedom of assembly and property rights.
Turkey’s massive crackdown on supporters of U.S.-based cleric is making waves in neighboring countries.
More OSCE observers may be sent to monitor situation weeks after more than 100 troops and civilians died in violent flare-up.
Government goes all out to make a good impression in the face of bad PR over human rights, tanking economy.
OCCRP investigation accuses president of using the state to bail out his daughters’ mining failure.
Aliev regime has freed dozens of opposition figures and dissidents this year in an apparent attempt to assuage Western criticism.
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