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Azerbaijan: Activist detained after calling for protests: Bakhtiyar Hajiyev

By Amnesty International, , Index number: EUR 55/002/2011

Youth activist Bakhtiyar Hajiyev was arrested on 4 March in Azerbaijan, after using Facebook to call for protests inspired by recent events in the Middle East and North Africa. He has said that he was tortured and threatened with rape by police officers while in custody. He is on hunger strike in protest against his treatment.

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