A prominent Azerbaijani human rights defender nominated for the 2014 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize by PASOS is part of a group of political prisoners the Baku regime has decided to release from custody.
Institutionally blind? International organisations and human rights abuses in the former Soviet Union
Gubad Ibadoglu of the Economic Research Center contributed to this report, which highlights the need to improve transparency and public understanding around how delegations to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA) operate, looking at the reasons why politicians overlook human rights concerns.
A prominent Azerbaijani human rights defender nominated for the annual Václav Havel Human Rights Prize by PASOS is one of three finalists for the award. (photo courtesy of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)