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With Europe still mired in the greatest migrant crisis since the Second World War, and the continent's policymakers confounded by Brexit, it is little surprise that few eyes have been focussed on Azerbaijan.
The family of a young man condemned to be beheaded and crucified for attending an anti-government demonstration as a teenager
The five things you need to know on Friday 15 November 2013... 1) WILL DAVE GET BLOOD ON HIS HANDS? The Times reports: "David
Remembering the past has been a fraught process in Spain, a fact perhaps reflected in the attitude of Madrid's tourist authorities who would rather you didn't explore it either. Many believe that old wounds should not be reopened, that Spain should look forwards not back. But lack of accountability means that the wounds - collective and individual - still haven't healed properly.
The Iranian people will not stay silent and will continue their protests even in the face of growing executions. The question is whether the international community will find the political resolve to follow their lead.
Being in Britain, with enormous amounts of rights guaranteed by the British as well as EU laws, it is perhaps difficult for us to empathise with these people, about 70% of whom are illiterate and cannot go to Twitter or YouTube, like the youth during the height of Arab Spring did.
Anti-Gaddafi forces and those loyal to the deposed leader's regime are both guilty of human rights abuses carried out during