The Azerbaijani government, apparently concerned over religious extremism and corruption, is cracking down on the country’s main Muslim organisation. When the government set up a special body to deal with religious groups last year, its founders said it had limited ambitions. But over the last few months, the new office, State Committee for Relations with […]
Gulnara Mamedzade is a correspondent with Echo newspaper in Baku.
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