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Is the European Court of Human Rights capable of changing legal systems? Judgment in Aliyev v Azerbaijan.

October 25, 2018

By Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou (University of Liverpool) In spring 2014, shocking news came from Azerbaijan. Leading human rights defenders including Mr Intigam Aliyev were arrested and charged with various financial crimes. It was clear that these charges were just a cover-up for the silencing of vocal critics of the government and for the destruction of an […]