Azerbaijan: Evaluating Islamists’ Strength in Baku

Devout Muslims have become increasingly assertive in Azerbaijan over the past year, as protests about an informal ban on hijabs in schools attest.

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Eldar Mamedov graduated with a law degree from Latvia University. He worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia for about 10 years, including as a diplomat in the Latvian embassies in Washington and Madrid. Since 2007, he has worked as a foreign policy adviser for the Social Democrat group in the European Parliament. The view expressed in this commentary are Mamedov’s own and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Parliament.

Azerbaijan: Evaluating Islamists’ Strength in Baku

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