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Azerbaijan: Great People's Day a pointless adventure?

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Development, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights, Politics, Protest, Youth

In a critical post Analoqu olmayan bloq :) [AZ] comments on the 11 March pro-democracy protests [1] staged by youth in Baku, capital of of Azerbaijan. The blog says that the event failed to achieve its goals and might actually have pushed the government to tighten its grip even more. It concludes that 11 March proved to be a pointless event organized by Azerbaijanis living abroad who were unaware of the reality and too caught up in their own utopian ideas [2].