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Armenia-Azerbaijan: Eurovision Diplomacy?

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Arts & Culture, Digital Activism, Ethnicity & Race, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights, International Relations, LGBTQ+, Politics, Protest, War & Conflict, Youth

Global Voices’ Caucasus Editor rounds up opinion to the possibility that winning this year's Eurovision Song Contest [1] could contribute to change in Azerbaijan. The post looks at the situation in terms of LGBT and political rights, in addition to the ongoing conflict with Armenia over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh, on the same day that another Facebook activist was jailed [2].