Let´s talk again about gender based violence, but this time a little further. Let´s start at birth, or more specifically – misbirth.
Supporters of the Azerbaijani political prisoner Leyla Yunus have this week warned that the health of the human rights campaigner has become a serious concern following her time behind bars.
An Azerbaijani delegation has this week been condemned for their actions after acting out against a protest targeting their government’s human rights record at the Eastern Partnership civil society forum being held this week in Batumi, Georgia.
Azerbaijani authorities have today confirmed that an Armenian helicopter recently shot down in the conflicted region of Nagorno-Karabakh was downed using Russian-made weapons.
Reports from the disputed South Caucasus region of Nagorno-Karabakh are claiming that Azerbaijani forces have today shot down a helicopter operated by Armenian military.
Anti-government protesters have this weekend gathered in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, protesting the current ruling party and calling for pro-democracy reforms in the county.
The acting spokesperson for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, Hikmet Hajiyev, has this week spoken out against Armenia’s ‘politicization of tourism’, which his department believes is being used to legitimize the Armenian government’s involvement of the unrecognized de facto state.