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Jul 07 2009, 21:00

Remarks by Barak Obama at the New Economic School Graduation

Remarks by the President of the USA Barak Obama at the New Economic School Graduation, Moscow, July 7, 2009.

Russia > Politics

Jun 26 2009, 01:00

Strategic Conflict Assessment (SCA) North Caucasus

This SCA study contains an assessment of the current conflict and cooperation dynamics in the North Caucasus with a focus on developments in the region that have taken place since the previous Strategic Reconstruction and Development Assessment (SRDA) study conducted in 2005 and updated in 2006.

North Caucasus > Conflicts

Jun 22 2009, 15:04

Statement against Political Persecutions in Georgia

The South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders is extremely concerned about the arrests of activists of Georgian opposition political parties and violence used against them. These events have been continuing during last two months, starting from the kick off of the public demonstrations on 9 April 2009 and escalating recently.

Georgia > Politics, Human rights

Jun 17 2009, 11:47

Urgent Appeal Against the Amendments to the NGO Law of Azerbaijan

The South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders is alarmed about the draft amendments to the Law of Republic of Azerbaijan "On Non-governmental organizations (public associations and foundations)" that are due to be discussed on 19 June by the Parliament of Azerbaijan. Should these amendments be adopted as they stand, they would severely curtail freedom of association in contradiction with the Constitution of Azerbaijan, international obligations undertaken by the country, in particular obligations steaming from the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the commitments under European Union Eastern Partnership, Council of Europe and OSCE.

Azerbaijan > Society, Politics

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