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Azerbaijan’s president re-elected

Incumbent President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, has claimed victory by winning 89% of the vote in the recent Azerbaijani presidential election, which were boycotted by all major opposition parties.

The major opposition parties boycotted the election due to claims that the government was limiting people’s democratic rights and restricting freedom of the press. These parties described the elections as nothing more than a charade. Read More…