EMDS has submitted a mid-term report to the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights on the level of implementation of the recommendation Azerbaijan received and accepted during the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review in 2018. The report states that Azerbaijan failed to implement all four of the recommendations it received regarding freedom of assembly and association and the right to participate in public affairs. The state’s disruption of peaceful assemblies, restrictive NGO laws, and inadequate election codes are cited in its failure to improve.

Read the full report here