Azerbaijan’s ‘Caviar Diplomacy’ exposed


Prominent Azerbaijani blogger Mehman Huseynov (left) whose efforts to expose high-level corruption have irked President Ilham Aliyev’s government has been detained and charged with disobeying the police, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.

The European Stability Initiative has updated its report on #CaviarDiplomacy at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, notes Sport for Rights – that is, on how Azerbaijan used the lure of finance and lucrative trade deals to obscure its abuses of human rights and democratic institutions. RTWT

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