Azerbaijan: Azeri activist: charges must be dropped: Mehman Huseynov

By Amnesty International, , Index number: EUR 55/013/2012

Pro-democracy activist Mehman Huseynov is facing up to five years in jail on charges of “hooliganism”, despite eyewitnesses contradicting police claims that he committed acts of violence. He appears to have been targeted for highlighting abuses in the country during the Eurovision Song Contest.

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