The Trump Tower Baku project in Azerbaijan was suspected of links to Revolutionary Guard money-laundering, The New Yorker has reported.
Lawyers for some of those arrested said their clients had been subjected to beatings, verbal abuse and forced medical examinations.
You Can Visit the Moon, But Not Nagorno-Karabakh: The Mind-Boggling Politics Of Azerbaijan's Aliyev Administration
By Christopher Atamian and Haykaram Nahapetyan Aleksander Lapshin holding up his three passports. Who’s out there? A bewildered
The place has many advantages. First of all, it has a diverse landscape, sea proximity and river estuary that make the Island
With my own focus on the role of activism in the arts as a mechanism for dialogue and peace, I found the experience I had in Baku to be an accurate representation of the subject we had gathered to debate.
Donald Trump, by associating himself with questionable business partners in a oppressive regime, risks tarnishing his reputation for a fistful of dollars in the midst of a presidential campaign!
Goodbye, Azerbajian. It would be dishonest to say that we Europeans will miss you; few people over here will even notice that you've left. But it's sad to see you leaving the family nonetheless.
I asked Bakri to disclose a few things about himself, in the first person. Hidden within his answers is the key to his present and future success.
Half a world away, the State Department said that it was "concerned", and called on Azerbaijan to conduct a "transparent" investigation in line with Baku's "international commitment to protecting media freedom." Human rights activists were not impressed.
Why are America's diplomats not speaking out loudly and clearly on Khadija Ismayilova's behalf? Why has the State Department not joined Europe's diplomats in publicly demanding her immediate release from jail?