Category Archives: ENGLISH

BakuShopFest: one more ring in the chain of successes – Video

Azer Hasret, It is already 5th day as the 1st Baku Shopping Festival has kicked off. This new initiative is very promising and ambitious. Baku is competing in this field with very experienced Dubai Shopping Festival and relatively new Istanbul Shopping Festival. Oxunma sayı: 45

Open letter to all European policymakers

We have recently got acquainted with the Analysis by the European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center, titled “The Armenian connection: How a Secret Caucus of MPs and NGOs, Since 2012, Created a Network Within the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to Hide Violations of International Law” which once more approves that some MPs […]

What happened in Azerbaijan on March 31, 1918?

By Azer Hasret, A genocide was committed on the lands of Azerbaijan on March 31, 1918. Armenians, joined with Russians had committed a genocide against Azerbaijani Turkish-Muslim population and even against Jewish minority in the land which did not gain its independence yet. Oxunma sayı: 1097

Why Azerbaijan must host RFE/RL?

By Azer Hasret, Azerbaijani law enforcement bodies started an investigation in regard to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Baku bureau recently in December, 2014. And afterwards the bureau was closed and sealed off for investigation purposes. A bit later the Prosecutor General`s Office issued a press-release which reads that there are quite enough evidences […]

Azerbaijan: A Model of Tolerance

By Azer Hasret, Nina Davuluri, a US citizen of Indian origin has won “Miss America” 2013 which caused outrage of racist attacks. As soon as 24 years old Nina has won the competition just started to get racist threats. She was accused of being an Arabian, or just for being not white. Oxunma sayı: […]

Appeal to international organizations on Khojali Genocide Day

Dear colleagues and friends, I am appealing to you on behalf of my organization – Central Asian and Southern Caucasian Freedom of Expression Network (CASCFEN), based in Baku, Azerbaijan and dealing with freedom of expression issues. Oxunma sayı: 1264

If so, why the U.S. has eliminated bin Laden?

*Azer Hasret, “Following a short period of independence amid the turmoil at the end of World War I, Armenia was divided between Turkey and the Soviet Union by 1922. Most Armenians in the Turkish portion were killed or driven abroad during the war and its aftermath, but those in the east survived Soviet rule.” […]

Why the US should be blamed?

Azer Hasret In such a restless situation of the world a film named “Innocence of Muslims” is also disturbing the environment. The situation is getting out of control and its effects are even in Azerbaijan felt. A group of people claiming themselves as an “Islamic guardians” has staged a protest action in front of US […]

Al-Qaida Would Escape in Karabakh

Azer H.Hasret Tensions between clerical Iranian regime and US are raising every day. US believes that some Al-Qaida terrorists responsible for series of attacks on US-connected targets are hiding in Iran. Others hiding are those who left Afganistan after successful US-led military operation. But Iran’s part denies these accusations claiming that “Iran was fighting with […]

My Opinion and Armenian Claims

By Azer H.Hasret If nothing happened in 1915 what is your government trying to hide? If the events of 1915 were not a planned genocide why were Turkish gendarmes given orders to remove Armenians from their homes and force them to march through the deserts as they died of starvation, rape, and disease? Is this […]

Yerevan Court Recognizes the Fact of Annexing of Azerbaijani Territory

By Azer H.Hasret According to press sources last week the Yerevan Court of Armenia ruled on favor of acting President Robert Kocharyan and now he can be sure to continue his campaign as a candidate to the Presidency of this smallest Caucasus republic. Group of other presidential candidates applied to court claiming that Kocharyan can’t […]

Status of the Talysh language

Dear everybody. Regarding the message below I’d like to clarify some points. The Talysh or Talysh-speaking population of the Azerbaijan Republic is not more than 150,000. 92% of whole 8 million population in Azerbaijan are native Azerbaijan Turks. And there are Russians, Lezghins, Avars, Tats, Armenians (outside and within occupied territories), Udins, Jewishs and others […]