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A growth of political and social tension in Azerbaijan has been observed in recent days. On Wednesday 23 January 2013 the town of Ismayilli was shaken with protests and on Saturday 26 January hundreds of people demonstrated in Azerbaijan’s capital to express solidarity with recent protests across the country. The social unrest was triggered by… » read more

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This week (on Wednesday 23 January) the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will vote on two resolutions concerning Azerbaijan, the first on political prisoners, the second devoted to obligations and commitments relating to Azerbaijani membership in the Council of Europe. The situation of political prisoners in Azerbaijan has been the subject of interest… » read more

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