‘Facebook isn’t interested in countries like ours’: Azerbaijan troll network returns months after ban

Facebook has allowed a state-backed harassment campaign targeting independent news outlets and opposition politicians in Azerbaijan to return to its platform, less than six months after it banned the troll network.

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Armenian POWs Abused in Custody

(Berlin) – Azerbaijani forces abused Armenian prisoners of war (POWs) from the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, subjecting them to cruel and degrading treatment and torture either when they were captured, during their transfer, or while in custody at various detention facilities, Human Rights Watch said today.

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I know that I will be damned in Azerbaijan, for the dictator sits not on the throne, but in each other person

Azerbaijani journalist Zeynal Ibrahimov is literally a bone in the throat of official Baku. In his book “35 Letters to His Son,” he was not afraid to speak truthfully about Azerbaijan and its society, including the most “uncomfortable” topics, as a result of which he became a political emigrant. Ibrahimov also distanced himself from the Azerbaijani opposition and human rights defenders, who do not hesitate to throw mud at the journalist with no less enthusiasm than the pro-government media for his honest and balanced position on Artsakh.

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Aliyev announced his intention to destroy the cultural heritage of Artsakh

The Sultan of All Azerbaijan declared the Armenian city of Shushi the “cultural capital” of his country. It is, of course, understandable that when there is no culture and cultural center of its own, then the occupied city, which was the cultural and educational center of the Armenian people and the entire South Caucasus, should be declared as such. Another thing is that, as Iranian scholar Vardan Voskanyan noted, “the dictator of Baku can declare Shushi not only the” cultural capital “of an artificial formation called Azerbaijan, but the entire Universe, but without the permission of the Russian peacekeepers at this very moment even he cannot get to” their capital “.

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