Council of Europe: Azerbaijan needs more freedom of speech, more lawyers

“Freedom of expression in Azerbaijan continues to be under threat,” said Dunja Mijatović (pictured above), the Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights, at the end of a four-day visit to the Caucasus country. Recalling the European Court of Human Rights’ judgments stressing a troubling pattern of arbitrary arrest and detention of government critics, civil … Continue reading Council of Europe: Azerbaijan needs more freedom of speech, more lawyers