human rights

Fuad Isgandarov: Azerbaijan needs strong foundation to build relations with EU

Fuad Isgandarov: "Azerbaijan needs strong foundation to build relations with EU"

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Belgium on the prospects of Baku's relations with the EU

Ilham Aliyev harshly criticizes the West

Ilham Aliyev harshly criticizes the West

The resolution adopted the previous year by the European Parliament regarding Azerbaijan has created a serious setback in relations

UN special rapporteur due in Azerbaijan

UN special rapporteur due in Azerbaijan

United Nations Special Rapporteur, Michel Forst, will visit Azerbaijan from 14 to 22 September 2016 in an official mission to probe the situation of human rights defenders in the country, the UNDP Baku Office informed, APA …

UN urges France to repeal burkini bans

UN urges France to repeal burkini bans

The United Nations human rights office has called on French beach resorts to lift their bans on the burkini. …

EU#039s Mogherini and Han urge Turkey to respect law, rights during state of emergency

EU's Mogherini and Han urge Turkey to respect law, rights during state of emergency

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn on Thursday urged Turkey to respect the rule of law, rights and freedoms after declaring a state of emergency …

Turkey to temporarily suspend European Convention on Human Rights after coup attempt

Turkey to temporarily suspend European Convention on Human Rights after coup attempt

Turkey will temporarily suspend the implementation of its obligations emanating from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), in line with the declaration of a state of emergency, Deputy Prime Minister Numan …

ODIHR: Ankara actions against putchists raise concerns

ODIHR: Ankara actions against putchists raise concerns

Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), Michael Link, underlined that the principles of rule of law, democracy and respect for human rights need to be upheld in Turkey, following the …

Turkey suspends European Convention on Human Rights

Turkey suspends European Convention on Human Rights

Turkey will temporarily suspend the European Convention on Human Rights after announcing a state of emergency following the attempted coup. Deputy prime minister Numan Kurtlmus said on Thursday that Turkey would follow …

 Zakharova says refusal to issue visas to Crimean citizens is violation of human rights

Zakharova says refusal to issue visas to Crimean citizens is violation of human rights

Russia regularly puts the issue of discrimination of Crimean citizens in visas issue at international floors, the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said during a weekly briefing. …

Bernie Ecclestone: F1 has clear conscience over Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Bernie Ecclestone: F1 has clear conscience over Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Baku successfully hosts Formula 1, despite the criticism of Western human rights organizations

ECHR fines Turkey to pay 1 million euros to opposition

ECHR fines Turkey to pay 1 million euros to opposition

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered Turkey to pay the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) 1 million euros for pecuniary damage concerning the confiscation of a substantial portion of the assets of the party by …

Stoltenberg: we expect Turkey to respect human rights

Stoltenberg: we expect Turkey to respect human rights

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in an interview with Foreign Affairs magazine that he expects that Turkey like any other member state of the alliance will respect human rights, individual liberty and adhere to …

Turkmenistan approves national plan to combat human  trafficking, the media report

Turkmenistan approves national plan to combat human trafficking, the media report

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has approved the National Action Plan to combat human trafficking for 2016-2018 years,  the national TV channel ‘Altyn Asyr’ reported on Saturday. …

 UN demands punishment for perpetrators of blockade of Crimea

UN demands punishment for perpetrators of blockade of Crimea

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights demands that Kiev investigate allegations of human rights violations committed during the blockade of Crimea, the 13th UN report on the human rights situation in Ukraine ...

Alexander Brod on the human rights situation in Crimea

Alexander Brod on the human rights situation in Crimea

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The director of the Moscow Bureau for Human Rights, a member of the Presidential Council on Civil Society and Human Rights, a member of the Presidential Council for Interethnic Relations, Alexander Brod, believes that it is necessary to carefully …

Two thousand years of presence of Christianity in the Middle East is under threat

Two thousand years of presence of Christianity in the Middle East is under threat

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The meeting of the Patriarch and Pope should mobilize international efforts in countering persecution of Christians

US hunts Russian citizens in third countries

US "hunts" Russian citizens in third countries

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More than two dozen Russians have been extradited to the United States for violation of Russian-American agreements

Crimeans living in conditions of a horrible blockade

Crimeans living in conditions of a horrible blockade

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Human rights activists support recognition of ‘Mejlis’ as an extremist organization

Georgy Fedorov: The human rights situation in Ukraine is deteriorating

Georgy Fedorov: "The human rights situation in Ukraine is deteriorating"

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The Member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, Georgy Fedorov, summing up 2015 in Ukraine, spoke about the humanitarian aspects of the ongoing conflict and presented the Ukrainian human rights violations. …

Alexander Brod: We see that the Minsk Agreements are constantly being violated

Alexander Brod: "We see that the Minsk Agreements are constantly being violated"

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The Director of the Moscow Bureau for Human Rights, member of the Presidential Council for Civil Society Institutions and Human Rights, member of the Presidential Council for Interethnic Relations, Alexander Brod, summarized the results of 2015 …

Moscow Bureau for Human Rights criticizes Kiev’s policy

Moscow Bureau for Human Rights criticizes Kiev’s policy

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Alexander Brod: “In their practice, the Kiev authorities are constantly violating fundamental rights”

Moscow expresses solidarity with the Council of Europe on assessment of Odessa Tragedy

Moscow expresses solidarity with the Council of Europe on assessment of Odessa Tragedy

The investigation into the events in Odessa by Kiev didn’t match the standards of the European Human Rights Convention

Maria Zakharova, I#039d really like a part of the culture of the Caucasus to be brought into my life, into the life of my child

Maria Zakharova, "I'd really like a part of the culture of the Caucasus to be brought into my life, into the life of my child"

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman speaks about foreign policy of Russia, women in politics and the Caucasus

 EU introduces new projects in Azerbaijan

EU introduces new projects in Azerbaijan

Four projects will be implemented in Azerbaijan under the Programmatic Cooperation Framework in 2015-2017, the head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said. The European Union and the Council of ...

Ministry of Health intends to introduce position of ombudsman for patients#039 rights

Ministry of Health intends to introduce position of ombudsman for patients' rights

According to the head of the department Veronika Skvortsova, speaking on the sidelines of the forum ONF, the Russian Ministry of Health is intending to introduce a new position of ombudsman under the president for …

Azerbaijan devotes a month to human rights propaganda

Azerbaijan devotes a month to human rights propaganda

Azerbaijan will hold a traditional month of peace from August 21 to September 21, the head of the press service of the Ombudsman, Elmira Suleymanova, announced. For an entire month Azerbaijani government agencies, NGOs, …

German government openly called Armenia an occupying country

German government openly called Armenia an occupying country

The German Foreign Ministry does not believe in the myth of "Karabakh statehood"

Armenian authorities and demonstrators need dialogue, not violence, UN stresses

Armenian authorities and demonstrators need dialogue, not violence, UN stresses

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has given a positive assessment of the Armenian Foreign Ministry statement, in which Yerevan declares its commitment to "democracy, fundamental freedoms and human …

Otto Hauser: “Those who speak about violation of freedom of speech don’t know the county

Otto Hauser: “Those who speak about violation of freedom of speech don’t know the county"

An information attack by the West on Azerbaijan is going on

 Is Azerbaijan abusing the European Games?

Is Azerbaijan abusing the European Games?

Misunderstanding between the West and Azerbaijan is growing