Azerbaijan: Human rights situation

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Series Details 13.10.14
Publication Date 13/10/2014
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Azerbaijan is considered by many international NGOs to be an authoritarian country in which civil and political rights are severely restricted and frequently violated. The EU may soon be ready to agree on a Strategic Modernisation Partnership with Azerbaijan. Nevertheless, the Council and the EP have stressed deep concerns about the persecution of human-rights defenders in the country.

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BBC News, 17.02.15: Azerbaijan 'silencing critics' by detaining activists
ESO: Background information: EU-Azerbaijan: reaffirmed commitment to promote democracy and human rights

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