Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan: Opposition activist freed as pre-Eurovision hunger strike begins

Seventeen Azerbaijani prisoners of conscience must be released immediately, Amnesty International said as 11 people jailed for their role in anti-government protests last year launched a hunger strike on Tuesday Seventeen Azerbaijani prisoners of conscience must be released immediately, Amnesty International said as 11 people jailed for their role in anti-government protests last year launched a hunger str

Azerbaijan: Opposition activist freed as pre-Eurovision hunger strike begins - 16 May 2012

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan: Opposition activist freed as pre-Eurovision hunger strike begins Seventeen Azerbaijani prisoners of conscience must be released immediately, Amnesty International said as 11 people jailed for their role in anti-government protests last year launched a hunger str Azerbaijani prisoners of conscience have launched a hunger strike in the run-up to the Eurovision in Baku. Media Node:  Azerbaijan POCs Twitter Tag:  Eurovision Story Location:  أذربيجان 40° 23' 42.3276" N, 49° 50' 56.7276" E “When viewers across the world tune in for the Eurovision this month, the most convincing way for Azerbaijan to present itself as a modern, progressive nation will be for the authorities to end their ongoing crackdown on freedom of expression” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Europe and Central Asia Programme Director Date:  Wed, 16/05/2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Police violently disperse peaceful rallies ahead of Eurovision Description:  News story, 14 May 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Authorities determined to silence dissent to ensure successful Eurovision Description:  Media briefing, 1 May 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Running scared Description:  Multimedia feature

Azerbaiyán: La policía disuelve violentamente concentraciones pacíficas con antelación a Eurovisión

Azerbaiyán debe tomar medidas de inmediato para que la policía deje de utilizar la violencia para reprimir la libertad de expresión; así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional tras la intervención de la policía para disolver dos protestas pacíficas distintas en la capital, Bakú, el lunes.  
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Contexte

Conséquence de l’exaspération croissante de la population face à un régime autoritaire et du contrôle é


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خلفية

اندلعت سلسلة من المظاهرات في مارس/آذار وإبريل/نيسان من جراء تزايد الإحباط من الحكم الاستبدادي والقيود المشدد


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Background

Increasing frustration with authoritarian rule, and tight controls over those expressing critical view


Azerbaïdjan. La police use de violence pour disperser des rassemblements pacifiques à l’approche de l’Eurovision

Les autorités azerbaïdjanaises doivent veiller sans délai à ce que la police ne recoure pas à la violence en vue d'éradiquer la liberté d'expression, a déclaré Amnesty International après que la police a dispersé deux rassemblements pacifiques dans la capitale Bakou lundi 14 mai. Les autorités azerbaïdjanaises doivent veiller sans délai à ce que la police ne recoure pas à la violence en vue d'éradiquer la liberté d'expression, a déclaré Amnesty International après que la po

Azerbaijan: Police violently disperse peaceful rallies ahead of Eurovision

Azerbaijan must immediately halt the police use of violence to suppress freedom of expression, Amnesty International said after two separate peaceful protests were broken up by police in the capital city Baku on Monday Azerbaijan must immediately halt the police use of violence to suppress freedom of expression, Amnesty International said after two separate peaceful protests were broken up by police in the capital c

Azerbaijan: Police violently disperse peaceful rallies ahead of Eurovision - 14 May 2012

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan: Police violently disperse peaceful rallies ahead of Eurovision Azerbaijan must immediately halt the police use of violence to suppress freedom of expression, Amnesty International said after two separate peaceful protests were broken up by police in the capita Just weeks before Azerbaijan hosts the Eurovision song contest, police have violently broken up two peaceful protests in the capital. Media Node:  Azerbaijan opposition protest Twitter Tag:  Eurovision Story Location:  أذربيجان 40° 22' 40.5696" N, 49° 51' 41.22" E “The glitz and glamour of the Eurovision are only weeks away, but the international media attention the contest will bring seems to be no deterrent for Baku’s police, who continue to use brute force to put down peaceful protests. ” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Europe and Central Asia Programme Director Date:  Mon, 14/05/2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Authorities determined to silence dissent to ensure successful Eurovision Description:  Media briefing, 1 May 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Running Scared Description:  Multimedia feature

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