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· July, 2009

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from July, 2009

11 July 2009

Tajikistan: Protests in Iran are a lesson for Tajiks

Kazakhstan: A Kazakh from China wins hearts of London

Kazakhstan: Kaznet under fire

Kazakhstan: Rock wave from Kazakhstan hits Russia

Kyrgyzstan: Games around Manas Air Base

Azerbaijan: Youth activist, prominent blogger imprisoned after trial behind closed doors

In what might be the first case of a blogger being assaulted and detained in the South Caucasus, two youth activists were yesterday imprisoned for two months pre-trial investigative detention...

10 July 2009

Azerbaijan: An Interview with Scary Azeri

Unashamedly acerbic, but alway humorous, Scary Azeri in Suburbs has fast become popular with many interested in the South Caucasus and posts have even been republished by the media in...

Armenia: Youth activist detained

As youth activists face trial in Azerbaijan on charges of hooliganism despite eye witness accounts that they were instead the victims of assault, concerns are emerging that the way in...

8 July 2009

Azerbaijan: Youth activists and bloggers beaten and detained

Emin Milli, one of the founders of AN Network, a grassroots youth movement and Adnan Hadji-zadeh, a videoblogger from OL! Youth Movement have been severely beaten by unidentified persons while...