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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Why Rihanna and Shakira should ...
5 October 2012

Top selling artists Rihanna and Shakira should bear in mind the human rights abuses being inflicted on the people of Azerbaijan before they perform ...

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Why Rihanna and Shakira should think twice before ...
5 October 2012

Top-selling artists Rihanna and Shakira should bear in mind the human rights abuses being inflicted on the people of Azerbaijan before they perform ...

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Azerbaijan: Youth activist charged and detained: Zaur ...
2 October 2012

On 29 September, opposition youth activist Zaur Gurbanli was detained in Baku, Azerbaijan by authorities from Azerbaijan's Anti-Organized Crimes Unit ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/016/2012

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

Another Azerbaijani youth activist has been detained as part of a post-Eurovision crackdown on dissent.

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Azerbaijan: Government sends dangerous message on ...
6 September 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 55/ 015/2012. 6 September 2012. Azerbaijan: Government ...

Document       EUR 55/015/2012

Azerbaijan crackdown on free speech continues amid activists ...
26 June 2012

The release of nine Azerbaijani prisoners of conscience is a smokescreen to mask an ongoing crackdown on free expression in the country.

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Amnesty International | Azerbaijan retaliates against ...
14 June 2012

Bogus 'hooliganism' charges brought Wednesday against a 23-year-old video blogger, photojournalist and pro-democracy activist in the capital Baku ...

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Azerbaijan: Azeri activist: charges must be dropped: Mehman ...
14 June 2012

Pro-democracy activist Mehman Huseynov is facing up to five years in jail on charges of “hooliganism”, despite eyewitnesses contradicting police claims ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/013/2012

Azerbaijan retaliates against Eurovision democracy activists ...
13 June 2012

In Azerbaijan, there has been a worrying rise in police harassment of young activists who participated in protests around Eurovision.

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

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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