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South Caucasus

Human rights behind unsettled borders

“So, how does a Romanian reporter —or, for that matter, any foreign journalist— get sued in the United Kingdom by an Azerbaijani politician for an article about corruption taking place…

Article by Gunnar M. Ekelove-Slydal , Ana Pashalishvili and Inna Sangadzhiyeva

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A new publication drawing attention to the human rights situations in Europe's 'grey zones'.


Closing the Door: the challenge facing activists from the former Soviet Union seeking asylum or refuge

The challenge facing activists from the former Soviet Union seeking asylum or refuge.


The information battle: How governments in the former Soviet Union promote their agendas & attack their opponents abroad

How governments of former Soviet Union (FSU) shape international narratives & challenge opponents.


No shelter: the harassment of activists abroad by intelligence services from the former Soviet Union

Examining experiences of exiled activists unable to escape their country’s security services.


Sharing worst practice: How countries and institutions in the former Soviet Union help create legal tools of repression

Looking at ways in which authoritarian regimes learn from each other & collaborate in repression.


Institutionally blind? International organisations and human rights abuses in the former Soviet Union

Examining if major international institutions are meeting their human rights commitments in the FSU.


Trouble in the Neighbourhood? The future of the EU’s Eastern Partnership

Examining the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood: Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Belarus & Ukraine.


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Spotlight on Azerbaijan examined the key human rights and governance issues in Azerbaijan.


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