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Khadija Ismayilova tells court she is innocent of politically motivated charges

Khadija Ismayilova tells court she is innocent of politically motivated charges

Index calls on Azerbaijan's government to drop all charges against investigative journalist who has been in detention since December 2014

Azerbaijan: Married political prisoners kept apart for 11 months, reunited in court

Azerbaijan: Married political prisoners kept apart for 11 months, reunited in court

Leyla and Arif Yunus have been detained for almost a year on what is widely recognised as politically motived charges

Azerbaijan: Independent newspaper Azadliq faces imminent closure

Azerbaijan: Independent newspaper Azadliq faces imminent closure

The Index award-winning paper is widely recognised as one of the last remaining independent news outlets operating inside the country

13 governments that are definitely not jailing people over free speech

13 governments that are definitely not jailing people over free speech

Just look at these definitely-not-free-speech-related charges journalists and activists and human rights lawyers and pro democracy campaigners face

Ten times the Azerbaijani president told us how much he loves press freedom

Ten times the Azerbaijani president told us how much he loves press freedom

Don't be fooled by the fact that journalists in Azerbaijan have been jailed, beaten, killed, and forced into hiding and exile, and their foreign colleagues banned from entering the country: Ilham Aliyev is all about media freedom

Amnesty, Platform banned from entering Azerbaijan on the eve of European Games

Amnesty, Platform banned from entering Azerbaijan on the eve of European Games

Both organisations have been highly critical of President Ilham Aliyev's government, and its targeting, jailing and prosecution of activists and journalists

Baku 2015: The foreign manpower behind Azerbaijan’s games

Baku 2015: The foreign manpower behind Azerbaijan’s games

Despite the ongoing government crackdown on investigative journalists and human rights activists in Azerbaijan, foreign manpower has played a significant role in making Baku 2015 a reality

12 June: #RealBaku2015: Free political prisoners in Azerbaijan

12 June: #RealBaku2015: Free political prisoners in Azerbaijan

On the day of the Baku European Games opening ceremony, join Index on Censorship, Sport for Rights, Amnesty International UK, Article 19 and Platform for a demonstration calling for an end to the human rights crackdown in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan: Appeal from jailed journalist Khadija Ismayilova postponed indefinitely

Azerbaijan: Appeal from jailed journalist Khadija Ismayilova postponed indefinitely

Ismayilova, one of Azerbaijan’s most celebrated investigative journalists, today had her appeal over a criminal libel conviction postponed indefinitely

Rebecca Vincent: Britain’s next prime minister must use European Games to stand up for human rights in Azerbaijan

Rebecca Vincent: Britain’s next prime minister must use European Games to stand up for human rights in Azerbaijan

In helping to whitewash Azerbaijan’s ever-worsening image, the UK would only end up tarnishing its own, writes Rebecca Vincent.

Azerbaijan: Seven things you need to know ahead of the Baku European Games

Azerbaijan: Seven things you need to know ahead of the Baku European Games

How can journalists effectively cover the European Games given the full scope of social and political issues in Azerbaijan? An expert panel discusses.

Azerbaijan must release human rights defenders, journalists and activists

Azerbaijan must release human rights defenders, journalists and activists

Intigam Aliyev, prominent human rights lawyer from Azerbaijan, was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison. HRHN members express their dismay and call for his release.

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