UNESCO condemns murder of journalist in Azerbaijan

Yet again stressing the vital need of a free press for democracy, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned the murder of an Azeri journalist who had reportedly long been the subject of harassment and pressure.

UN rights experts deeply concerned about post-election events in Azerbaijan

Four independent United Nations human rights experts are "deeply concerned" about information they have received that one person died, many were injured and hundreds of protesters and election workers were detained in Azerbaijan in connection with the 15 October presidential elections.