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Despite serious voting irregularities, the Azerbaijani Central Election Commission accepted the results of the September 26 referendum approving Constitutional changes.

Two Kyrgyz activists received threats following their participation in the OSCE Human Dimension Implementers Meeting in Warsaw. 

 The 2016 Mark Palmer Prize has been awarded to the Organization of American States Secretary General Luis Almagro, and Ambassador Deborah Lyons, former Canadian ambassador to Afghanistan.

A news agency based in Azerbaijan quoted Aliyev criticizing Freedom House, the European Parliament, and the Organization and Security and Co-operation in Europe.

Russia held Duma elections inside the illegally-annexed and Russian-occupied Crimea on September 18. 

In anticipation of a Cairo court ruling tomorrow on the asset freeze of fourteen Egyptians linked to human rights organizations, Freedom House issued a statement.

Ahead of a planned protest against the upcoming constitutional referendum, Azerbaijani authorities have detained 40 activists, bloggers, and opposition party members.

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