Recent weeks showed that Azerbaijan is suppressing opposition sounds more harshly than before
The authorities of Azerbaijan are leading an unprecedented crackdown against civil society by arresting, one after the other, key critics of the country’s leadership.
Pictures from demonstration in front of Embassy of Azerbaijan in Warsaw in solidarity with Leyla Yunus, Arif Yunus and Rasul Jafarov.
Another prominent rights defender has been arrested in Azerbaijan.
BERLIN. July 31, 2014(HRW Press Release): Azerbaijani authorities should immediately secure the release of leading human rights defender Leyla Yunus from pretrial custody, and drop the politically motivated charges against her and her husband Arif Yunus. The authorities should also end their ongoing harassment against the couple.