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Lamiya Adilgizi

Azerbaijani opposition leader Ilgar Mammadov freed

Azerbaijan’s most prominent opposition leader, Ilgar Mammadov, was released from prison on...

Azerbaijan marks centennial of democratic republic with little fanfare

One hundred years ago this month, the first secular democracy in the...

Azerbaijan watches Armenian rebellion with jealousy and hope

As street protests in Armenia dramatically toppled longtime leader Serzh Sargsyan this...

Azerbaijan's New Pro-Government TV Network Has Some Familiar Faces

A new, all-news television station has started broadcasting in Azerbaijan. And as...

Azerbaijan’s Rural Areas Lack Lawyers Following New Rule

After dismissing about 90 percent of the country's lawyers late last year,...

Azerbaijani Teacher Fired After Call for Peace with Armenia

In late December, a group of men from a nationalist organization broke...

Azerbaijan: Journalist Apartment Give-Away Faces Criticism Over Selection Process

A government program in Azerbaijan to provide free state-constructed apartments to journalists...

Azerbaijan: Rapper’s Family Punished over Song Critical of Government

The Azerbaijani authorities detained several members of a rapper’s family after a...

Azerbaijan: Deepening Economic Crisis Stimulating Brain Drain

Even when Hasan Suleymanov had a steady job, he could barely get...

What Does Greek Crisis Mean for Azerbaijan’s Energy Interests?

The near collapse of Greece’s economy has raised pressing questions for energy...

Azerbaijan Seeks to Control Cameras for European Games

Like any host, Azerbaijan is trying to spruce up the capital Baku...