Azerbaiyán: Eurovisión, sordo a los abusos contra los derechos humanos

La negativa de la organización que gestiona Eurovisión a condenar los abusos contra los derechos humanos cometidos en Azerbaiyán da carta blanca al gobierno de ese país para continuar con la represión. Así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional después de que otras dos protestas pacíficas hayan sido disueltas violentamente.  

Azerbaïdjan. L'Eurovision reste sans réaction face aux violations des droits humains

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 déclaré Amnesty International après la dispersion violente de deux nouvelles manifestations pacifiques. 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

Azerbaijan: Eurovision is deaf to human rights abuses

The refusal of the organization behind Eurovision to condemn human rights abuses in Azerbaijan provides a carte blanche to the government’s crackdown, Amnesty International said after another two peaceful protests were violently dispersed. The refusal of the organization behind Eurovision to condemn human rights abuses in Azerbaijan provides a carte blanche to the government’s crackdown, Amnesty International said after another two p

Azerbaijan: Eurovision is deaf to human rights abuses - 22 May 2012

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan: Eurovision is deaf to human rights abuses The refusal of the organization behind Eurovision to condemn human rights abuses in Azerbaijan provides a carte blanche to the governme Eurovision organizers have remained silent on the Azerbaijani authorities' fresh wave of human rights violations ahead of the song contest in Baku. Media Node:  Azerbaijan Eurovision VIDEO: Eurovision Twitter Tag:  Eurovision Story Location:  Azerbaijan 40° 22' 53.454" N, 49° 51' 10.3212" E “Despite publicly committing to support free expression in Azerbaijan, the EBU has maintained a deathly silence on recent repeated violations of that right” Source:  Max Tucker, Amnesty International’s Azerbaijan campaigner Date:  Tue, 22/05/2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Opposition activist freed as pre-Eurovision hunger strike begins Description:  News story, 16 May 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Police violently disperse peaceful rallies ahead of Eurovision Description:  News story, 14 May 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Press freedom trampled in Azerbaijan Description:  Briefing, 2 May 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Running Scared Description:  Multimedia feature URL:  Meanwhile in Azerbaijan Description:  Infographics and petition by Index on Censorship

‘Virulent’ homophobic attacks put South Caucasus activists at risk - 18 May 2012

Headline Title:  ‘Virulent’ homophobic attacks put South Caucasus activists at risk Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan must do more to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, Amnesty International said after a spate of attacks on activists. A spate of attacks on LGBTI activists points to endemic discrimination that needs to be dealt with in South Caucasus countries. Media Node:  Tbilisi LGBT protest Twitter Tag:  LGBTI Story Location:  Armenia 40° 10' 45.6744" N, 44° 30' 54.8208" E “The virulent nature of these recent attacks shows the need for a public dialogue to tackle homophobia throughout the South Caucasus to protect LGBTI people from discrimination. ” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 18/05/2012 URL:  Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Description:  Thematic page

Azerbaïdjan. Un opposant est libéré, tandis que d'autres entament une grève de la faim à l'approche de l'Eurovision

Les autorités azerbaïdjanaises doivent libérer sans délai 17 prisonniers d'opinion, a déclaré Amnesty International, alors que 11 personnes incarcérées en raison de leur rôle dans des manifestations antigouvernementales organisées en 2011 ont entamé une grève de la faim mardi 15 mai. Les autorités azerbaïdjanaises doivent libérer sans délai 17 prisonniers d'opinion, a déclaré Amnesty International, alors que 11 personnes incarcérées en raison de leur rôle dans des man

Azerbaiyán: Activista de la oposición en libertad mientras comienza huelga de hambre antes de Eurovisión

Diecisiete presos de conciencia azerbaiyanos deben ser liberados de inmediato, ha declarado Amnistía Internacional, mientras 11 personas encarceladas por su participación en las protestas antigubernamentales del año pasado iniciaban una huelga de hambre el martes. Diecisiete presos de conciencia azerbaiyanos deben ser liberados de inmediato, ha declarado Amnistía Internacional, mientras 11 personas encarceladas por su participación en las protestas antiguber

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:  Azerbaijan 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.