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Azerbaijan: Police

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Governance, Politics, Protest, Youth

Flying Carpets and Broken Pipelines comments on the continuing saga of Parviz Azimov [1], a youth activist recently expelled from his university. The blog notes that whereas the police usually concentrate on preventing serious criminals from carrying on their activities, in undemocratic countries they usually focus on youth and political activists instead [2].