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News, Report, Analysis: September 2012

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NEWS

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, September 4, 2012
EU Suggests Azerbaijan Broke Pledges, Pardon ‘Endangers’ Region
http://www.rferl.org/content/eu-ashton-spokeswoman-suggests-azerbaijan-abandoned-pledges-pardon-killer-armenia/24698123.html

 

New York Times, September 10, 2012
Two Steps Backwards in the Caucasus by Peter Rutland
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/11/opinion/two-steps-backwards-in-the-caucasus.html

 

CNN-US, September 5, 2012
Ax murderer’s pardon stirs fears of war by Joe Sterling
http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/05/world/asia/caucasus-ax-murderer-tension/index.html

 

ANALYSIS

 

BBC, September 4, 2012

Viewpoint: Setback for Peace in the Caucasus by Tom de Waal
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19477043

 

Transitions Online, September 10, 2012
A Pardon in Baku Caucasus Diplomatic Earthquake by Shahla Sultanova
http://www.tol.org/client/article/23356-a-pardon-in-baku-causes-a-diplomatic-earthquake.html

 

EurasiaNet
Deep Dive: Filling in the Gaps – Reading the Ramil Safarov Case in Azerbaijan

By Katy Pearce http://www.eurasianet.org/node/65889

 

Armenia & Azerbaijan:  Looking for Dialogue Amid Discord

Shahin Abassov and Marianna Grigoryan
http://www.eurasianet.org/node/65903

 

STATEMENTS/REPORTS

OSCE Press Release

OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs meet with the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan http://www.osce.org/mg/93343

 

Council of Europe
Secretary General Jagland: “Making a hero out of a murder convict is unacceptable”, 4 September 2012 http://www.coe.int/t/secretarygeneral/sg/

 

Amnesty International

Public Statement: Azerbaijan: Government Sends Dangerous Message on Ethnically-Motivated Violence
http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/asset/EUR55/015/2012/en/8e84f955-9f8f-488c-ad34-c68a744b6878/eur550152012en.html

 



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