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Mina Muradova

Severe Flooding Creating New IDPs in Azerbaijan

When the sun finally came out recently, women at a temporary camp...

Azerbaijani Government Pondering Ways to Control the Web

A game of free-speech cat-and-mouse is moving into another media sphere in...

Baku Arrests Mark Commemoration of Academy Shootings

Police blocked hundreds of young Azerbaijanis on April 30 from commemorating the...

Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia Using Faith to Find Karabakh Peace

They have tried threats. They have tried PR. And now, 22 years...

Azerbaijan: Two Jailed Youth Activists Experiencing Differing Prison Conditions

Earlier in April two imprisoned youth activists and bloggers in Azerbaijan, Emin...

Azerbaijan: Third Youth Activist Arrested

The detention of a third Azerbaijani youth activist is stoking speculation in...

Azerbaijan: Youth Groups Look to Pre-Soviet Past to Build Democratic-Secular Future

They say they have no interest in politics. Just in promoting social...

Azerbaijan: Mosques Close in Baku, "Capital of Islamic Culture"

Baku may have the designation of this year's "Capital of Islamic Culture,"...

Azerbaijan: Mosques Close in Baku, "Capital of Islamic Culture"

Baku may have the designation of this year's "Capital of Islamic Culture,"...

Azerbaijan: Turkish Prime Minister Offers Strong Support for Baku's Position on Karabakh

The tangled three-way relationship involving Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey is taking on...

Azerbaijan: Radio Azadliq Takes to Satellite

The Azerbaijani service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has begun to broadcast...

Azerbaijan: Grumbling over Referendum Results Continues in Baku

Controversial amendments to Azerbaijan's constitution may have been approved, but the changes...

Azerbaijan: Taking a Step toward Monarchy?

Azerbaijan's constitutional referendum featured a Soviet-style result, as election officials claimed that...

Azerbaijan: Opposition, Government Tussle over Referendum Turnout

Despite an opposition boycott, official data shows that Azerbaijani voters have turned...

Azerbaijan: Referendum May Mark Demise of Civil Society

Azerbaijani citizens will hold a constitutional referendum on March 18 that may...

Azerbaijan: Are Officials Striving to De-Claw Mass Media Outlets?

As Azerbaijan prepares for a controversial March 18 referendum on lifting presidential...

Azerbaijani-Armenian Gay Romance Novel Fuels Controversy

"Taboos will not be easily overcome" declares the sub-title of "Artush and...

Azerbaijan: Website Remains Missing in Action after Linking Russia's Putin to Gazprom Funny Business

The mysterious closure of Azerbaijan's Day.az web news portal has ignited a...

Azerbaijan: Referendum to Abolish Presidential Term Limits Sparks Criticism of Baku

Azerbaijani opposition politicians and human rights activists claim that the government is...

Azerbaijan: Pressure on Radio Azadliq Continues

Azerbaijani government scrutiny of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Azerbaijani service, Radio Azadliq,...

In Azerbaijan, the More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

In the end, the announcement did not generate surprise. Re-elected in October...

Azerbaijan: Foreign Radio Broadcasts Fight to Survive

Fresh off a resounding re-election triumph in Azerbaijan, President Ilham Aliyev's administration...

Azerbaijan: Aliyev Re-Elected, as Opposition Vows Protest

Opposition leaders are attempting to cast doubt on President Ilham Aliyev's landslide...

Azerbaijan: Aliyev Re-Elected, as Opposition Vows Protest

Opposition leaders are attempting to cast doubt on President Ilham Aliyev's landslide...

Azerbaijan: Election Day Proves a Snooze

Exit polls gave President Ilham Aliyev an impressive re-election victory in Azerbaijan's...

Azerbaijan: Presidential Election Offers Seven Candidates, but Only One Choice

The posters hanging throughout Baku for seven presidential candidates are one of...

Islam Not an Issue in Azerbaijan's Presidential Campaign

Azerbaijan's active Islamic community may have grown since Soviet times, but most...

Azerbaijanis Ponder: To Vote or Not to Vote?

Azerbaijan's 4.8 million registered voters may have a choice of up to...

Azerbaijan Gets Ready to Go Nuclear

Flush with cash from energy exports, Azerbaijan is preparing to build its...

Azerbaijan Gets Ready to Go Nuclear

Flush with cash from energy exports, Azerbaijan is preparing to build its...

Azerbaijan: Opposition Mulls Presidential Election Boycott

Azerbaijani opposition leaders are condemning recent election code amendments, which they claim...

Official to US: Azerbaijan "Proceeding on Its Own Path"

Six months ahead of Azerbaijan's presidential elections, American criticism of President Ilham...

Azerbaijan: State Media Embroiled in Gay Bashing Controversy

Controversy is enveloping state-controlled media outlets in Azerbaijan after the broadcast of...

Azerbaijan: Arrests Bolster Media Concerns

These are not good times to be a pro-opposition editor in Azerbaijan....

Azerbaijan: Jailed Journalist Seeks Pardon

Facing a fresh charge of tax evasion, jailed Azerbaijani newspaper editor Eynulla...

Azerbaijan and Israel Pursue Partnership

Azerbaijan's growing ties with Israel illustrate the extent to which this Caspian...

Azerbaijan: Building Bridges for President Aliyev's Re-Election?

An ambitious infrastructure upgrade campaign has taken Azerbaijan by storm in recent...

Azerbaijan Pursues NATO Integration

Azerbaijan is pressing ahead with plans to overhaul the country's armed forces...

Azerbaijan: US-Iran Tensions Cause for Minority Arrests?

Some Azerbaijani analysts question whether growing tensions between the United States and...

Azerbaijan: Radar Station Latest Chip in Strategy Game with Russia

In response to Russia's move to push its gas export price higher,...

Azerbaijan's Campaign Against Foreign TV Targets Russia

An Azerbaijani government decision to ban Russian television channels from domestic broadcast...

Small Azerbaijani Newspaper Sparks International Religious Furor

An article recently published by an Azerbaijani bimonthly newspaper that disparaged Islam...

Azerbaijan: Another Opposition Paper, Party Under Pressure for “Back Rent”

Days after the government's suspension of broadcasts by an independent television and...

Azerbaijan: ANS Group at Center of Debate over Foreign News Broadcasts

Media watchdog organizations are expressing alarm about restrictions placed on foreign news...

Azerbaijan: Elite Police Force to Keep Order in Regions

Local observers say the transfer of a special Baku police unit to...