The 2013 Annual Report on
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Just weeks before Azerbaijan's capital Baku hosts the Eurovision, journalists who tried to film illegal house demolitions were violently assaulted by police.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 55/006/2012. 3 April 2012. Amnesty International urges EBU to address human rights ...
Public Statement EUR 55/006/2012
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. MEDIA ADVISORY. AI Index: EUR 55/005/2012. 30 March 2012. Eurovision contestants unite to demand Azerbaijan respects freedom of expression ...
PressItem EUR 55/005/2012
In 2011, 14 cases of individuals at risk were selected to feature in the Letter Writing Marathon. The aim of "Write for Rights" is to bring about change in the ...
Report ACT 30/038/2012
Azerbaijani authorities must investigate claims that musicians were beaten in custody after insulting President Aliyev's mother during a performance.
Three youth activists have been beaten in police custody, and are at risk of torture. They were arrested while performing at a peaceful protest in the capital, ...
Urgent Action EUR 55/004/2012
An investigative journalist in Azerbaijan has become the victim of a smear campaign after investigating government corruption.
A smear campaign against an Azeri investigative journalist must be investigated after an intimate video recording appeared online.
Police beat five youth activists during and after a peaceful protest in Azerbaijan's capital, Baku, on 6 March. The protest had been sparked by reports that two ...
Urgent Action EUR 55/003/2012
The Azerbaijani authorities must launch an immediate investigation into the beating of four youth activists by police officers during and after a peaceful protest ...