February 9, 2023

Hishel

we will never forget

After a paid trip to Azerbaijan several EU parliamentarians stopped criticizing the regime

After an EU delegation of elected parliamentarians went on a trip to Azerbaijan, their criticism was exchanged for praise for the dictatorship. Although the trip was paid for by the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the parliamentarians never declared a transparency report. Blankspot’s investigation shows how the Azerbaijan lobby uses “smart villages” to smooth over criticism of it.

BlankSpot by Rasmus Canbäck

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