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Prominent Blogger Detained in Azerbaijan

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Citizen Media, Human Rights, Protest

Screen capture of Facebook page ‘Support Azerbaijani Activists in Administrative Detention’

Dozens of peaceful protesters were detained [2] following yesterday's rally in Baku, the capital of oil-rich Azerbaijan. The demonstration was organized to express solidarity with recent protests [3] in the town of Ismayilli. A Facebook page [1] has been created in support of prominent blogger Emin Milli [4] as well as other protesters sentenced to ‘administrative’ detention after the rally.