EU to take action against fake news and foreign electoral interference

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Baku hosted a seminar on “Freedom of the press, manipulation of thoughts, threats to the media, and the role of social networks” Part 2

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Baku hosted a seminar on “Freedom of the press, manipulation of thoughts, threats to the media, and the role of social networks” Part 1

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MOLDOVA HAS ONE OF HIGHEST INDICATORS OF PRISONERS PER CAPITA IN EUROPE

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Blogger Mehman Huseynov received freedom after two years in prison

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Off to the regions and into the future with Humanrights-online

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STATEMENT OF “SOLIDARITY FOR JUSTICE” COMMITTEE

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MOLDOVA FULFILLED JUST HALF OF ECHR DECISIONS

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Overview of events in the city of Khachmaz – Part 2

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Overview of events in the city of Khachmaz – Part 1

Overview of events in the city of Khachmaz - Part 1 In September 2018, the National Section of the International Society for Human Rights held an event in the city of Khachmaz in Azerbaijan. The event was characterized by highly active participants, especially women. During the event, the participants' attention was drawn to the situation of human rights and freedoms and mechanisms for the protection of human rights. The participants