Azerbaijan Tortures, Murders Armenian Prisoners of War

April 24 marked the 106th anniversary of the 1915–23 Armenian Genocide, which Ottoman Turkey committed. This genocide resulted in the systematic extermination of around 1.5 million Armenians. Meanwhile, Azerbaijan—with Turkey’s full support—continues its ethnic cleansing of Armenians on their indigenous land in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) in the South Caucasus.

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‘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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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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Turkey’s Syrian Mercenaries in Azerbaijan “Feel Tricked” as Bodies Pile Up

On September 22nd, I received several reports from sources inside the Syrian National Army (SNA), the umbrella organization of all Syrian opposition factions backed by Turkey, that the first deployment of SNA men to Azerbaijan had taken place. For months before this, rumors that Turkey would be sending militants to Azerbaijans had been swirling among the SNA. “The men were taken to Turkey, forced to shave their beards and wear civilian clothes, and then they began their journey,” a Hamza Division militant in Afrin said.

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Azerbaijan’s Despotic Ruler Throws ‘Tantrum’ In Unprecedented Crackdown On Pro-Democracy Rivals

Facing growing public dissent over corruption, a mismanaged economy, his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and no progress in the country’s long-running conflict with neighboring Armenia, Azerbaijan’s strong-arm ruler Ilham Aliyev decided to crack down on the opposition.

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