Istanbul | Arzu Geybullayeva | 7 May 2021

Bayram Mammadov was a young Azerbaijani activist who was unjustly imprisoned in 2016 and then released on presidential amnesty. Since 2020 he had been in Istanbul for his studies. On May 2 he was found dead in the Turkish city. His story

Azerbaijan: they whisper but sometimes scream

A small lake with no name. People call it Pir Vir, but this is the name of the shrine located nearby. The lake was once a female space. The women collected water there and shared their stories. A film by Lala Aliyeva

Baku: Street photography in the time of Covid-19

Azerbaijan has been under virtual lockdown since March 24, when the government strictly limited public movement in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Photographer Emin Mathers used his regular walks to the grocery store to document how his fellow Bakuvians dress during their precious moments outdoors during the time of Covid-19

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