Azerbaijan

9.3 million people
5,290 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Not Free
Not Free

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Ukraine detains an Azerbaijani journalist, Fikrat Huseynli, after a “Red Notice” is requested by the government of Azerbaijan.

Following introduction in the U.S. Congress of a resolution to strengthen rule of law and respect for human rights in Azerbaijan, Freedom House issued a statement.

One of Azerbaijan's most prominent independent journalists, Mehman Aliyev, received a sentence of three months pre-trial detention. 

The Council of Europe’s legitimacy is at stake over Azerbaijan’s persistent non-compliance with European court judgment. 

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Director, Europe and Eurasia programs

Marc Behrendt is the Director for Europe and Eurasia programs at Freedom House, with over 20 years of experience working in the Eurasia region in peacebuilding, governance and human rights.

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Promise and Reversal: The Post-Soviet Landscape Twenty Years On

“Promise and Reversal: The Post-Soviet Landscape Twenty Years On,” marks the 20th anniversary of the failed Soviet coup of August 19, 1991. The retrospective essay examines the changes in the political rights and civil liberties in the former Soviet Union over the last two decades, as well as includes graphs and rankings that illustrate the region's performance in the annual Freedom House publications Freedom in the World and Freedom of the Press. The report  concludes that there is a serious and disturbing failure to embrace democratic institutions in most of the post-Soviet region.

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