Television editor-in-chief arrested in Azerbaijan
Afgan Sadigov, editor-in-chief of the local Azel TV, was detained on 13 May and has now been charged with extortion of a large amount of property by use of threat and intimidation.
Nobody persecuted for political views in Azerbaijan, says Aliyev
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has said that cardinal steps are being taken to build up political ties on fairly safe ground and that no one should be persecuted for their political views.
ReAl Party's Mammadov and Jafarov acquitted of criminal charges
Their convictions by local courts, which were then upheld by higher courts, have been overturned.
Azerbaijan drops to 168th in 2020 World Press Freedom Index
Azerbaijan's media situation has consistently been assessed as "very bad".
Azerbaijani opposition member sentenced to 30 days in jail
The court decision comes a day after he was reportedly abducted from the front of his house.
Detainee released in online court in Azerbaijan
A detainee has been released in an online trial in Azerbaijan.
Opposition politician Yagublu arrested in Baku
Nizami District Court has sentenced opposition member Tofig Yagublu to a three-month prison sentence.
Azerbaijanis abroad ready to take in compatriots unable to return home because of coronavirus
Because of coronavirus Azerbaijanis living abroad are inviting their fellow citizens who cannot return to their homeland to stay with them in foreign countries.
Azerbaijani citizens worried about rising price of dollar and depreciation of local currency
Amidst falling oil prices in Azerbaijan, there is growing concern over the possible rise in price of the dollar and the devaluation of the manat.
Feminist march in Baku: chanting over shouts of police
The Azerbaijani feminist movement held a demonstration dedicated to International Women’s Day, which is celebrated on March 8 in Azerbaijan.