Azerbaijan

February 20, 2017 17:52

  • "Azadlyg" newspaper reports its staff questioned by GPO

    Eight journalists of the paper have been summoned to the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) of Azerbaijan for interrogation within the case initiated against Faig Amirov, the Chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA), the "Azadlyg" reports.

February 19, 2017 11:59

February 18, 2017 22:53

  • Two Azeri journalists complain to ECtHR about ban to leave the country

    The freelance journalists Aiten Ferkhadova and Ainura Geidarova have lodged a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in connection with the ban on leaving Azerbaijan imposed on them. The ban is caused by the inquiry into the criminal case against the edition “Meydan.TV”, their advocate has explained.

February 18, 2017 17:17

  • Rights defenders present 27 Azerbaijani political prisoners to pardoning

    The list, presented by a group of rights defenders to the Commission on Pardoning under the Azerbaijani President, includes, first of all, prisoners with serious health problems, persons, on whom there are decisions of the European Court of Human Rights ECtHR, and the "prisoners of conscience", recognized as such by the Amnesty International (AI).

February 18, 2017 16:41

  • Soldier dies in Karabakh conflict zone

    Lernik Osyan, a soldier of the Defence Army of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), received a fatal gunshot wound today in the conflict zone under unclear circumstances, the NKR’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has stated.

February 17, 2017 16:25

February 17, 2017 04:22

February 16, 2017 17:27

  • ECtHR upholds complaints of 11 citizens of Azerbaijan

    The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) found a violation of the rights of the eleven Azerbaijani citizens, arrested in the course of opposition’s actions in 2010-2014, and obliged the country’s authorities to pay compensation to them totalling to 138,870 euros.

February 16, 2017 17:23

  • Court leaves Faig Amirov in custody

    Today, the Baku Court of Appeal (CoA) has rejected the appeal against the refusal of the district court to transfer Faig Amirov, Financial Director of the "Azadlyg" (Freedom) newspaper, under house arrest.

February 15, 2017 20:37

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Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for the period of 6 years.

Infographics. The statistics of the number of victims in the North Caucasian Federal District regions for the period of 6 years

Over the past six years, from 2010 to early 2016, the number of victims of the armed conflict in the North Caucasus has decreased significantly. A stable tendency for reduction of the number of people killed and injured in the regions of the North Caucasian Federal District is shown in the infographics below, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot" and based on its own data and open sources information. By clicking each figure, you can see distribution of casualties in the center of the circle, divided by categories such as security forces, militants, and civilians.

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Firearm incidents and victims in Northern Caucasus

Infographics. Statistics of victims

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