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Azerbaijan: Bakhtiyar Hajiyev Video Campaign

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

Supporters of Bakhtiyar Hajiyev [1], the Harvard graduate, parliamentary candidate, Facebook activist [2] and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience recently sentenced to two years in prison on what human rights groups consider to be politically motivated charges, have launched a video campaign calling for his release. Details of how to participate in the online action can be found on the Bakhtiyar Hajiyev support site [3].