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Human Rights Crackdown Intensifies in Azerbaijan

The crackdown on human rights in Azerbaijan has intensified with a string of trials that have targeted prominent civil society activists and journalists. The sentencing of the prominent human rights lawyer to a lengthy prison term on Wednesday was the latest action taken by the authorities in what is widely seen as a part of repressive policies designed to suppress independent voices in Azerbaijan, analysts say.  Intigam Aliyev, the leader of the Legal Education Society, was...

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