Civil society representatives appeal to French President Emmanuel Macron

Azerbaijan: Civil society appeal to French President Emmanuel Macron on energy investments. Dear President Macron: We, the undersigned civil society organizations, are deeply concerned about the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) expected decisions to invest in the Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) and the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP). Investing in the gas and oil infrastructure in Azerbaijan, a country…

Azerbaijan: legislative amendments raise alarm

Civic Solidarity Platform members and partner organizations deplore amendments to the Code of Civil and Administrative Procedure and the Bar Act, which directly contravene Azerbaijan’s international human rights obligations and severely hinder the functioning of independent lawyers in the country. The Azerbaijani government’s proposed amendments to the Code of Civil and Administrative Procedure and the Bar Act…