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Attack detail

Attack Date Location
January 2017 Azerbaijan
Target individual Attack category
Khadiya Ismayilova Unknown

Additional notes on attack

Target was subjected to unspecified "cyber-attacks...designed to smear and ridicule women human-rights defenders with sexual innuendos in an attempt to discredit their work and prevent their activism."

Harm Notes
Reputational harm Reputational harm - attacks were intended to damage target's public image
Actor type Actor name(s)
State Actor Azeri government-sponsored actor
Attacker agenda Attacker location
State Activity a