Azerbaijan

LGBTI Rights in Azerbaijan


ADDED ON: 05/14/2019

Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkey Most Restrictive On Gay Rights In Europe

Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Armenia have the most restrictive lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality laws and policies in Europe, a campaign group says. Azerbaijan scored just 3 percent on a scale…

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ADDED ON: 02/17/2019

Ten Exiled LGBTQ Activists Speak

“We want to give a voice to those, who are not heard, whose voice has been taken,” Ali Feruz says. “Because the story of every human is at the same time the…

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ADDED ON: 01/30/2019

Life in the Closet: The LGBT Community in Central Asia

While much recent attention has been focused on the LGBT community in Chechnya and the wider North Caucasus, sexual minorities in Central Asia live under significant pressure as well. Russia’s 2013 law…

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ADDED ON: 01/20/2019

EP resolution another example of hostility towards Azerbaijan

The resolution of the European Parliament regarding the case of Mehman Huseynov in Azerbaijan is another example of hostility towards Azerbaijan as a whole. The resolution is presented in the tone of…

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ADDED ON: 01/07/2019

Ombudsman rejects reports about attacked LGBT person in Artsakh

The Human Rights Defender of the Artsakh Republic Artak Beglaryan has rejected the reports about gay person attacked in Artsakh. “Moments ago, an explicit fake page on Facebook published a post claiming…

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