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LAPSHIN: AZERI PRISONS ARE OVERRULED BY ISLAMISTS

Alexander Lapshin, who is recently released from an Azerbaijani prison and has gone to Israel, made several posts on his Facebook page. At the Baku prison cell, I was hearing all night the ‘Allahu Əkb...

AZERBAIJAN RELEASES 16 POLITICAL PRISONERS

On 11 September, Azerbaijan released 16 political prisoners. The blogger Alexander Lapshin was pardoned by President Ilham Aliyev, Turan Information Agency director Mehman Aliyev was released from cus...

IN AZERBAIJAN SOME JOURNALISTS GET FREE APARTMENTS, OTHERS GET JAIL CELLS

TO CELEBRATE “National Press Day” in Azerbaijan on July 22, President Ilham Aliyev announced the award of 255 apartments to journalists. Four years ago, he inaugurated an apartment building for journa...

ALIYEV CONGRATULATES NORTH KOREAS KIM JONG UN

  President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to Kim Jong-un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,...

ALIYEV’S KAZAKHSTAN VISIT STARTED WITH WARM WELCOME

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Astana, Kazakhstan, APA reported citing Kazinform. At the capital’s airport, Ilham Aliyev was met by the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Yer...

GUARDIAN REVEALS SECRET $3BN AZERBAIJANI MONEY LAUNDERING SCHEME

Exclusive: Leaked data reveals thousands of covert payments, including to European politicians and journalists Azerbaijan’s ruling elite operated a secret $2.9bn (£2.2bn) scheme to pay prominent Europ...

Bangladesh supports Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity

Bangladesh supports Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity and wishes the peaceful settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Bangladeshi Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia a...

ALIYEV MEETS SWISS PRESIDENT IN Davos

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard in Davos Jan. 17. President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard extended congrat...

Blogger Mehman Huseynov Released From Custody

On January 10, Huseynov was released after being fined 200 manat for police resistance. The blogger claims he was beaten with a baton and tortured by employees of the police station. You can watch foo...

Aliyev Slams Local Independent Economists

President Ilham Aliyev held a meeting with the Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday dedicated to the results of socioeconomic development over the last year and perspectives for future. According to the Pr...