Azerbaijan cracks down while chairing Council of Europe

October 15th, 2014   Theme: Democracy for Azerbaijan (sticky)

Azerbaijan currently chairs the Council of Europe and it’s a decision that has angered the country’s critics. Gerald Knaus from European Stability Initiative says that “it’s shocking that the chairman is basically a dictatorship using its chairmanship period this summer to arrest literally every three days all the critical minds that defend the very value of the institution.”

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