James Dowsett is a freelance journalist. He mainly writes about transparency and human rights issues. Follow him on Twitter at @mmcosmoi.
Published in: oDR: NewsBBC accused of ‘whitewashing’ autocratic Azerbaijan in BP-sponsored film
‘Wonders of Azerbaijan’ film was made with BP funding and the help of the country’s controversial ruling Aliyev family
Published in: openDemocracyUK: NewsTory MP’s Wiki page scrubbed of Azerbaijan lobbying – by user in Parliament
Bob Blackman’s biography was whitewashed of references to an openDemocracy investigation, but the edit was spotted by a bot
Published in: openDemocracyUK: NewsRevealed: Tory MP was ‘fed’ propaganda by Azerbaijani embassy for parliamentary debates
Bob Blackman boasted: ‘On a regular basis I put down positions on behalf of our good friends in Azerbaijan’
Published in: oDR: FeatureRevealed: the UK’s business links to Nagorno-Karabakh
During last year's war between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the UK government supported opening up the disputed territory...
Published in: oDRInside the growing storm over UK-Russia extraditions
Long a haven for businessmen and Kremlin opponents, the UK has increasingly shut down Russian extradition requests...