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Azerbaijan: Youth, human rights and the Blogosphere

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Development, Digital Activism, Education, Ethnicity & Race, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Youth

HumanRightsUN posts a video of part of the presentation made by Ruslan Asadov [1], co-founder of the OL! Azerbaijani Youth Movement [AZ [2]/EN [3]], at the Geneva Summit for Human Rights, Tolerance and Democracy. One of the other co-founders of OL!, video blogging youth activist Adnan Hajizade, is currently in prison [4] on what most observers consider politically motivated charges. OL! has also uploaded an English version of its promotional video [5]. The full segment on Young Rights Defenders and the Blogosphere from the conference (split into ten parts) can be found here [6].