Stories about Azerbaijan from September, 2005
While travelling about Azerbaijan, Carpetblogger encountered a few oddities.
Neweurasia has posted its latest weekly Azerbaijan election report.
Katy of Blogrel takes issue with an unfortunately framed story about the troubles faced by a Turkish electricity company trying to collect on bills from its Azeri customers.
Marianna Idrisova Gurtovnik has posted her latest report on Azerbaijan's parliamentary elections at neweurasia.
Registan reports on a demonstration by opposition supporters wearing hard-to-find orange clothing in the Azeri capital, Baku.
Marianna's Parliamentary Elections Monitor reports on the cases of two major opposition candidates for the November polls who are unable to return to Azerbaijan to join the campaign for fear of prosecution.
Marianna Idrisova Gurtovnik writes about efforts to ensure widespread voter registration ahead of the Azerbaijan elections in November, especially in the mostly ethnic Armenian region of Nagorno Karabakh.
Omnik Krikorian takes us back to the Azeri roots of one of the world's biggest love stories, Layla and Majnun, and of Eric Clapton's rock anthem, Layla.
Carpetblogger visits the home town of the Mountain Jews of Azerbaijan, and discovers that most of them live in Moscow, Tel Aviv and New York.