Op-ed: Azerbaijan – A New Constitutional Reform: Towards a Monarchical Presidency?
By 30 September 2016
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<p>On 26 September, citizens of Azerbaijan were called to vote in a constitutional referendum. The constitution, approved in 1995, was already amended in 2002 and 2009. While the current amendments concern numerous topics (<a href="http://www.rferl.org/content/azerbaijan-aliyev-proposed-constitutional-amendments-caucasus-report/27867826.html">including civic liberties and right of assembly</a>), some of them specifically concern the President’s role. It is proposed:</p>
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