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About Mike Runey

Michael Runey is a Programme Officer for Eurasia at Civil Rights Defenders in Sweden.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Azerbaijan’s digital crackdown requires a political solution

Framing Azerbaijan’s online campaign to harass journalists and activists as a “technical” problem only distracts from the politics behind it.

Afgan Mukhtarli: behind bars, but not forgotten

Last year, this fearless journalist was abducted from the streets of Tbilisi and wound up in an Azerbaijani jail cell. We need more like him.

 

Azerbaijan's Nardaran affair

The Aliyev regime's crackdown on Azerbaijan's Islamic opposition is smoothing the way for further consolidation of power.

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