Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan detains youth activist in ongoing post-Eurovision crackdown - 1 October 2012

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan detains youth activist in ongoing post-Eurovision crackdown A young Azerbaijani opposition activist spent the weekend in incommunicado detention after a group of men in plainclothes seized him in the capital Baku on Saturday, the latest in a string of activ Another Azerbaijani youth activist has been detained as part of a post-Eurovision crackdown on dissent. Media Node:  Zaur Gurbanli Story Location:  Azerbaijan 40° 23' 16.9728" N, 49° 53' 29.9868" E “Azerbaijani opposition activists are routinely detained on the pretext of resisting police, giving the authorities 15 days to try to build a case against them” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Mon, 01/10/2012 URL:  Azerbaijan retaliates against Eurovision democracy activists Description:  News story, 13 June 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Eurovision is deaf to human rights abuses Description:  News story, 22 May 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Running Scared Description:  Multimedia feature

Azerbaijan crackdown on free speech continues amid activists’ release - 26 June 2012

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan crackdown on free speech continues amid activists’ release The release last Friday of nine activists in Azerbaijan jailed since last spring for organising peaceful protests against the government should not distract international attention from an ongoing The release of nine Azerbaijani prisoners of conscience is a smokescreen to mask an ongoing crackdown on free expression in the country. Media Node:  Mamedov Story Location:  United Kingdom 40° 20' 49.5672" N, 49° 31' 34.9212" E See map: Google Maps “While we welcome the long overdue release of these nine protesters, they should never have been behind bars in the first place,” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International's Europe and Central Asia Programme Director

Azerbaïdjan. Représailles contre les militants pro-démocratie de l'Eurovision

Les charges retenues contre un vidéo-blogueur, photojournaliste et militant pro-démocratie, inculpé mercredi 13 juin à Bakou de « houliganisme », doivent être abandonnées immédiatement et sans condition, a déclaré Amnesty International jeudi 14 juin. Les charges retenues contre un vidéo-blogueur, photojournaliste et militant pro-démocratie, inculpé mercredi 13 juin à Bakou de « houliganisme », doivent être abandonnées immédiatement et

Azerbaijan retaliates against Eurovision democracy activists

Bogus 'hooliganism' charges brought Wednesday against a 23-year-old video blogger, photojournalist and pro-democracy activist in the capital Baku must be dropped immediately and without conditions Bogus 'hooliganism' charges brought Wednesday against a 23-year-old video blogger, photojournalist and pro-democracy activist in the capital Baku must be dropped immediately and without conditions,

Azerbaijan retaliates against Eurovision democracy activists - 13 June 2012

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan retaliates against Eurovision democracy activists Bogus 'hooliganism' charges brought Wednesday against a 23-year-old video blogger, photojournalist and pro-democracy activist in the capital Baku must be dropped immediately and without conditions, In Azerbaijan, there has been a worrying rise in police harassment of young activists who participated in protests around Eurovision. Media Node:  Azerbaijan - Mehman Huseynov Twitter Tag:  Eurovision Story Location:  Azerbaijan 40° 23' 38.94" N, 49° 52' 35.6016" E “Mehman’s arrest signals the start of the widely predicted government crackdown on those they consider responsible for negative publicity during Eurovision. ” Source:  Max Tucker, Amnesty International’s Azerbaijan campaigner. Date:  Wed, 13/06/2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Eurovision is deaf to human rights abuses Description:  News story, 22 May 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Running Scared Description:  Multimedia feature

تقرير منظمة العفو الدولية للعام 2012: لم تعد الأمور كالمعتاد بالنسبة للاستبداد والظلم - 24 May 2012

Headline Title:  تقرير منظمة العفو الدولية للعام 2012: لم تعد الأمور كالمعتاد بالنسبة للاستبداد والظلم هناك حاجة ماسة لمعاهدة قوية بشأن الاتجار في الأسلحة، مع تزايد الدلائل على عجز مجلس الأمن الدولي عن تحقيق غرض المعاهدة. بمناسبة إصدار التقرير السنوي الخمسين لمنظمة العفو الدولية عن حالة حقوق الإنسان في العالم، دعت المنظمة إلى اعتماد معاهدة قوية بشأن الاتجار في الأسلحة في وقت لاحق من العام الحالياقرأ المزيد » Media Node:  Dera'a bread protest Twitter Tag:  AIR2012 Story Location:  United Kingdom 51° 31' 5.1996" N, 0° 2' 23.37" W See map: Google Maps “لقد امتد تقاعس القادة إلى شتى دول العالم خلال العام الماضي، إذ كان السياسيون المسؤولون يواجهون الاحتجاجات بالوحشية أو باللامبالاة. ويتعين على الحكومات أن تبرهن على شرعية وجودها في موقع القيادة، وأن ترفض الظلم، وذلك بحماية المستضعفين والحد من نفوذ الأقوياء” Source:  سليل شيتي، الأمين العام لمنظمة العفو الدولية Date:  Thu, 24/05/2012 URL:  Amnesty International Report 2012 Description:  View the entire report URL:  Facts and figures Description:  Infographic

Rapport 2012 : la tyrannie et l'injustice n'ont plus les coudées franches - 24 May 2012

Headline Title:  Rapport 2012. Le vent tourne pour la tyrannie et l'injustice Alors que le Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU semble de plus en plus inadapté aux besoins, il faut un traité fort sur le commerce des armes. Amnesty International rend public son rapport annuel de référence sur la situation des droits humains dans le monde. Media Node:  Dera'a bread protest_fr VIDEO: AIR2012 video news release (A-roll)_fr Twitter Tag:  AIR2012 Story Location:  United Kingdom 51° 31' 5.1996" N, 0° 2' 23.37" W See map: Google Maps “La défaillance du pouvoir politique est un phénomène désormais mondial, a déclaré Salil Shetty, le secrétaire général de l’organisation. D’un pays à l’autre, on a vu l’an dernier des responsables politiques répondre aux manifestations par la brutalité ou par l’indifférence. Les gouvernements doivent faire montre de leur légitimité à diriger et refuser l'injustice en protégeant les plus faibles et en modérant les actions des plus puissants.” Source:  Salil Shetty, secrétaire général de l’organisation Date:  Thu, 24/05/2012 URL:  Rapport 2012 d'Amnesty International Description:  Voir le rapport complet URL:  Faits et chiffres Description:  Infographie

Informe 2012: Para la tiranía y la injusticia, las cosas han cambiado - 24 May 2012

Headline Title:  Informe 2012: Para la tiranía y la injusticia, las cosas han cambiado Es necesario un tratado sobre el comercio de armas sólido, dado que el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU parece cada vez menos adecuado para su función  Amnistía Internacional publica hoy su informe anual, que documenta la situación de los derechos humanos en el mundo. Media Node:  Dera'a bread protest_es VIDEO: AIR2012 video news release_es Twitter Tag:  AIR2012 Story Location:  United Kingdom 51° 31' 5.1996" N, 0° 2' 23.37" W See map: Google Maps “El fracaso del liderazgo se ha convertido en una cuestión global durante el último año, en el que los políticos han respondido a las protestas con brutalidad o indiferencia. Los gobiernos deben demostrar un liderazgo legítimo y rechazar la injusticia protegiendo a quienes no tienen poder y poniendo límites a los poderosos.” Source:  Salil Shetty, secretario general de Amnistía Internacional Date:  Thu, 24/05/2012 URL:  Informe 2012 de Amnistía Internacional Description:  Ver el informe completo URL:  Datos y cifras Description:  Infografía

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and injustice - 24 May 2012

Headline Title:  Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and injustice Strong Arms Trade Treaty needed as UN Security Council looks unfit for purpose Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights. Media Node:  Dera'a bread protest VIDEO: AIR2012 video news release (A-roll) Twitter Tag:  AIR2012 Story Location:  United Kingdom 51° 31' 5.1996" N, 0° 2' 23.37" W See map: Google Maps “Failed leadership has gone global in the last year, with politicians responding to protests with brutality or indifference. Governments must show legitimate leadership and reject injustice by protecting the powerless and restraining the powerful. ” Source:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International Secretary General Date:  Thu, 24/05/2012 URL:  Amnesty International Report 2012 Description:  View the entire report URL:  Facts and figures Description:  Infographic

Azerbaïdjan : l'Eurovision reste sans réaction face aux violations des droits humains - 22 May 2012

Headline Title:  Azerbaïdjan : le silence de l'Eurovision face aux violations Le refus de l'organisation aux commandes de l'Eurovision de condamner les atteintes aux droits humains perpétrées en Azerbaïdjan donne carte blanche au gouvernement pour poursuivre la répression, a Les organisateurs de l'Eurovision n'ont pas réagi face à la récente vague de violations des droits humains opérée par les autorités de l'Azerbaïdjan à la veille du concours de la chanson à Bakou. Media Node:  Azerbaijan Eurovision_fr VIDEO: Eurovision_fr Twitter Tag:  Eurovision Story Location:  Azerbaijan 40° 22' 53.454" N, 49° 51' 10.3212" E “Bien qu'elle se soit publiquement engagée à soutenir la liberté d'expression en Azerbaïdjan, l'Union européenne de radio-télévision n'a pas dit un seul mot sur les récentes violations répétées de ce droit.” Source:  Max Tucker, chargé d'action sur l'Azerbaïdjan à Amnesty International URL:  Azerbaijan: Opposition activist freed as pre-Eurovision hunger strike begins Description:  Nouvelle, 16 mai 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Police violently disperse peaceful rallies ahead of Eurovision Description:  Nouvelle, 14 mai 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Press freedom trampled in Azerbaijan Description:  Annonce à l'attention des médias, 2 mai 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Authorities determined to silence dissent to ensure successful Eurovision Description:  Briefing, 1<sup>er</sup>mai 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Running Scared Description:  Dossier multimédia

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