Azerbaijan

12 January 2017
Baku Juggles Finances to Shore Up Manat

Oil price rebound has yet to restore confidence in the battered currency.

 
20 December 2016
Blogger Case Puts Blip in Jerusalem-Baku Friendship

Belarus is considering Israel’s request not to hand over a blogger it detained at the behest of Azerbaijan.

 
14 December 2016
Two Stories From a Cosmopolitan Caucasus

Post-colonial theory has reshaped the ways we read world literatures, but has yet to make its mark on a richly diverse part of Eurasia.

By Rebecca Gould
 
6 December 2016
Azerbaijan Cozies Up to New Friends for the Holidays Premium

Choice of Washington, D.C.’s Trump-owned hotel for a ‘freedom and diversity’ Hanukkah party raises eyebrows.

 
5 December 2016
Should They Stay or Should They Go?

Soaring unemployment and an economic crisis are pushing more and more Azerbaijanis to seek their fortunes abroad.

By JAMnews
 
21 November 2016
At the Movies Premium

Azerbaijan’s sugar-sweet screen adaption of ‘Ali and Nino’ fails to impress viewers in the Caucasus. From EurasiaNet.org.

By Giorgi Lomsadze
 
21 October 2016
Azerbaijan Govt. Accused of Unrelenting Crackdown on Critics Premium
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.

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