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Azerbaijan: Journalists brutally attacked amid crackdown ...
18 April 2012

Just weeks before Azerbaijan's capital Baku hosts the Eurovision, journalists who tried to film illegal house demolitions were violently assaulted by police ...

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Azerbaijan: Amnesty International urges EBU to address ...
3 April 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 55/006/2012. 3 April 2012. Amnesty International urges ...

Public Statement       EUR 55/006/2012

Azerbaijan: Eurovision contestants unite to demand ...
30 March 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. MEDIA ADVISORY. AI Index: EUR 55/005/2012. 30 March 2012. Eurovision contestants unite ...

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Letter Writing Marathon 2011: Final report
27 March 2012

In 2011, 14 cases of individuals at risk were selected to feature in the Letter Writing Marathon. The aim of "Write for Rights" is to bring about change in ...

Report       ACT 30/038/2012

Torture fears for Azerbaijani musicians after band insults ...
20 March 2012

Azerbaijani authorities must investigate claims that musicians were beaten in custody after insulting President Aliyev's mother during a performance.

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Azerbaijan: Youth activists beaten, risk police torture
20 March 2012

Three youth activists have been beaten in police custody, and are at risk of torture. They were arrested while performing at a peaceful protest in the capital ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/004/2012

Azerbaijan must investigate smear campaign against Radio ...
15 March 2012

An investigative journalist in Azerbaijan has become the victim of a smear campaign after investigating government corruption.

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Azerbaijan: Police beat up peaceful protesters
8 March 2012

Police beat five youth activists during and after a peaceful protest in Azerbaijan's capital, Baku, on 6 March. The protest had been sparked by reports ...

Urgent Action       EUR 55/003/2012

Azerbaijani youth activists beaten and detained at peaceful ...
6 March 2012

Authorities urged to launch an immediate investigation into the beating of the four activists by police officers during and after the protest in Baku.

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Azerbaijan: The unsavoury human rights record of 2012 ...
20 February 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. MEDIA ADVISORY. AI index: EUR 55/002/2012. 20 February 2012. The unsavoury human ...

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