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PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE PLAN TO START HUNGER STRIK...

Vidadi Iskenderov, a prisoner of conscience declared that he is going together with other prisoners of conscience start hunger strike until death on the eve of "Eurovision - 2012" Song Contest to be held on May. During the process of Sup...

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AMOUNT OF MONEY SPENT FOR EUROVISION-2012 IS FANTA...

The amount of money that is allocated from the state budget for "Eurovision-2012" song contest to be held on 22nd of May in Baku has now reached the fantastic level. According to Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation, 539 500 000,...

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“SING FOR DEMOCRACY” CAMPAIGN REQUESTED EXECUTIVE ...

Azerbaijan State Puppet Theater named after Abdullah Shaig (http://eurovision.az/Baki/360view/kukla_teatr/?lng=en) (to the direction of Baku Boulevard) 2. In front of Azerbaijan State Academic Dram Theatre 3. In front of Azerbaijan State Academic O...

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ARRESTED EDITOR-IN-CHIEF SENT APPEAL TO EUROPEAN B...

Dear members of the European Broadcasting Union!     I am Avaz Zeynalli, editor in chief of the daily newspaper, once published in Azerbaijan and I am writing you from the prison – Baku Detention Center # 1 in Kurdakhani.   I am in prison beca...

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SING FOR DEMOCRACY CAMPAIGN IN EUROPE

http://www.dradio.de/aodflash/player.php?station=3 broadcast=348687 playtime=1331564956 fileid=4b68ab4b / (http://www.dradio.de/aodflash/player.php?station=3 broadcast=348687 playtime=1331564956 fileid=4b68ab4b /)   http://taz.de/European-Song-Cont...

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The human misery behind the glitz of Eurovision

The deterioration of human rights in Azerbaijan is badly out of tune with the sunny image the song contest wants to promote, write Jerome Taylor and Richard Hall It is seen by Britons as a celebration of kitsch – a harmless event which millions watch despite our chance of victory being close to nil. But for many citizens of this year's host country, Azerbaijan, the Eurovision Song Contest has brought misery as the government has forcibly evicted thousands from their homes in the run-up...