Azerbaijan: “Hooliganism”

A Fistful of Euros comments on the arrest of Emin Milli and video blogger Adnan Hajizade last week in Baku, Azerbaijan. The blog says that charges of “hooliganism” are a Soviet-era tactic used by authoritarian regimes to silence dissent and have no place in a country seeking closer ties with the Europe. The Frontline Club also examines the practice which has become modus operandi for governments in the region.

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