Azerbaijan’s Constitutional Referendum: Aliyev Consolidates His Power – Asif Orujlu

Three days ago, on Monday the 26th of September, Azerbaijan held a national referendum on a number of constitutional amendments. On Tuesday,  the Central Election Commission claimed, that all had received the support of voters by a wide margin. The constitutional changes at…

Azerbaijan Should Use its Oil Crisis to Fight for Democracy

Most of the countries that earn their income from oil are undemocratic.  Thanks to the large sums of money earned by oil, these countries tend to develop regimes that do not take into consideration human rights, serve only the interests…