Rebecca Vincent

Rebecca Vincent is an American-British human rights activist and writer currently based in London. She is a former U.S. diplomat and has worked with a wide range of international and Azerbaijani human rights and freedom of expression organizations.

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Press freedom at low as Azerbaijan takes Council of Europe chairmanship

May 12, 2014 5:22 PM ET

On Wednesday, Azerbaijan will assume chairmanship of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers. The chairmanship process is automatic; the position is rotated every six months among all of the council's members, in alphabetical order. But Azerbaijan's chairmanship has proven more problematic than most, as it comes at a time...

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