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Azerbaijan: Journalists brutally attacked as crackdown continues ahead of Eurovision

A violent assault on journalists who tried to film illegal house demolitions on the outskirts of Azerbaijan’s capital Baku on Wednesday must be thoroughly and impartially investigated by the authorities A violent assault on journalists who tried to film illegal house demolitions on the outskirts of Azerbaijan’s capital Baku on Wednesday must be thoroughly and impartially investigated by the author

Azerbaijan: Journalists brutally attacked amid crackdown ahead of Eurovision - 18 April 2012

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan: Journalists brutally attacked ahead of Eurovision A violent assault on journalists who tried to film illegal house demolitions on the outskirts of Azerbaijan’s capital Baku on Wednesday must be thoroughly and impartially investigated by the author Just weeks before Azerbaijan's capital Baku hosts the Eurovision, journalists who tried to film illegal house demolitions were violently assaulted by police. Media Node:  Idrak Abbasov Twitter Tag:  Eurovision Story Location:  Azerbaijan 40° 23' 55.6008" N, 49° 53' 29.9868" E “The Azerbaijani government is clearly seeking to suppress negative coverage ahead of the Eurovision in May.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Director for Europe and Central Asia at Amnesty International Date:  Wed, 18/04/2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Running scared Description:  Multimedia feature URL:  Azerbaijan: Amnesty International urges EBU to address human rights concerns in 2012 Eurovision host Azerbaijan Description:  Public statement, 3 April 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan must investigate smear campaign against Radio Free Europe reporter Description:  News story, 15 March 2012

Torture fears for Azerbaijani musicians after band insults president’s mother - 20 March 2012

Headline Title:  Torture fears for Azerbaijani musicians after band insults president’s mother Claims Azerbaijani police “savagely” beat performers at a protest must be independently investigated by the authorities, Amnesty International said as Jamal Ali, 24, and his band’s bass player, Nat Azerbaijani authorities must investigate claims that musicians were beaten in custody after insulting President Aliyev's mother during a performance. Media Node:  Azerbaijan youth protest Story Location:  Azerbaijan 40° 23' 5.9748" N, 49° 50' 54.2544" E “It’s deeply ironic that only two months before Baku takes the world stage for the Eurovision, Azerbaijani authorities are using force to break up and silence musicians performing at a peaceful protest on the city’s streets.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Director for Europe and Central Asia Date:  Tue, 20/03/2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: Police beat up peaceful protesters Description:  Urgent action, 8 March 2012 URL:  Azerbaijani youth activists beaten and detained at peaceful protest Description:  News story, 6 March 2012 URL:  Azerbaijan: No more running scared Description:  Media briefing, 20 February 2012 URL:  The spring that never blossomed: Freedoms suppressed in Azerbaijan Description:  Report, 16 November 2011

L'Azerbaïdjan doit enquêter sur la campagne de dénigrement visant une journaliste de Radio Free Europe

Après la diffusion en ligne d'un enregistrement vidéo de nature intime, la campagne de dénigrement menée contre une journaliste d'investigation azérie doit donner lieu à une enquête, a déclaré Amnesty International.

Azerbaijan must investigate smear campaign against Radio Free Europe reporter

A smear campaign against an Azeri investigative journalist must be investigated after an intimate video recording appeared online A smear campaign against an Azeri investigative journalist must be investigated after an intimate video recording appeared online, Amnesty International said.

Azerbaijan must investigate smear campaign against Radio Free Europe reporter - 15 March 2012

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan: Investigate smear campaign against reporter A smear campaign against an Azeri investigative journalist must be investigated after an intimidate video recording appeared online, Amnesty International said. An investigative journalist in Azerbaijan has become the victim of a smear campaign after investigating government corruption. Media Node:  Azerbaijan Khadija Story Location:  United Kingdom 42° 19' 18.2244" N, 46° 45' 28.1268" E See map: Google Maps “This is a despicable attempt to discredit a journalist in the process of investigating of government corruption at the highest level” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International's Deputy Director for Europe and Central Asia. URL:  Azerbaijani youth activists beaten and detained at peaceful protest Description:  News story, 6 March 2012.

Azerbaïdjan. De jeunes militants ont été roués de coups et arrêtés lors d'une manifestation pacifique

Les autorités azerbaïdjanaises doivent ouvrir immédiatement une enquête sur le passage à tabac de jeunes militants par les forces de police pendant et après une manifestation pacifique qui s'est déroulée dans la capitale Bakou mardi 6 mars. Les autorités azerbaïdjanaises doivent ouvrir immédiatement une enquête sur le passage à tabac de jeunes militants par les forces de police pendant et après une manifestation pacifique qui s'est dé

Azerbaijani youth activists beaten and detained at peaceful protest

The Azerbaijani authorities must launch an immediate investigation into the beating of four youth activists by police officers during and after a peaceful protest in the capital Baku today The Azerbaijani authorities must launch an immediate investigation into the beating of four youth activists by police officers during and after a peaceful protest in the capital Baku today, Amnesty

Azerbaijani youth activists beaten and detained at peaceful protest - 6 March 2012

Headline Title:  Azerbaijani youth activists beaten The Azerbaijani authorities must launch an immediate investigation into the beating of four youth activists by police officers during and after a peaceful protest in the capital Baku today, Amnesty Authorities urged to launch an immediate investigation into the beating of the four activists by police officers during and after the protest in Baku. Media Node:  Azerbaijani youth activists Jabbar Savalan and Dayanat Babayev Twitter Tag:  azerbaijan Story Location:  Baku Azerbaijan 40° 23' 43.0008" N, 49° 52' 55.9992" E “Azerbaijan cannot credibly present itself as a rights-respecting democracy so long as it continues to beat up and imprison peaceful protesters” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International's Deputy Director for Europe and Central Asia. Date:  Tue, 06/03/2012

Liberado de prisión activista juvenil azerbaiyano

La liberación del activista juvenil de 20 años Jabbar Savalan es un paso importante, pero las autoridades azerbaiyanas deben poner en libertad a otros 16 presos de conciencia encarcelados en abril tras una serie de protestas pacíficas, ha afirmado hoy Amnistía Internacional. La liberación del activista juvenil de 20 años Jabbar Savalan es un paso importante, pero las autoridades azerbaiyanas deben poner en libertad a otros 16 presos de conciencia encarcelados en abril

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