Dictatorship in Azerbaijan has become more extremist with police attacks on opposition demonstrations
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News about the struggle for democracy in Azerbaijan. All elections since the early 1990's have been ruled neither free nor fair by prominent election observers. Conflict with Armenia and regional rivalries pose challenges. Also check out our section on World Democracy and our articles on Nagorny Karabakh.
Unstable Azerbaijan democracy has seen its dictatorship struggle to subdue democracy protests
European Contest Brings Scrutiny to Democracy Protesters in Azerbaijan’s ex-Soviet Dictatorship
Staid Soviet Satellite Dictatorship Challenged by Calls for Democracy in Repressive State in Major New Bout of Protests in Azerbaijan