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International reactions at the end of the European Games in Azerbaijan

The European Olympic Games hosted in Baku ended on a note different from the expected glamour the authorities aimed at: the United Nations and the Council of Europe called upon Azerbaijan to put an end to the suppression of civil society and the international attention on the country served to highlight human rights violations. 02 Jul 2015 »

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UPDATED Armenia: halt police violence and release detained journalists and rights defenders

237 protestors were arrested in Armenia during the night of 22 June and early morning of 23 June, including journalists and human rights defenders. The police needs to stop using excessive force to disperse protestors and immediately and unconditionally release detained civil society actors and journalists. 23 Jun 2015 »

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