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World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/1/2013

Azerbaijan police arrest youths at anti-government protest (Reuters) – Police arrested about 40 activists demonstrating in Azerbaijan’s capital on Saturday against President Ilham Aliyev’s government and voicing support for residents of a northern town where protests were crushed this week. … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 24/1/2013

Car accident triggers unrest in Azerbaijan town BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — It began late at night with a minor car accident. By midday Thursday, a hotel had been burned to the ground, several expensive vehicles torched and crowds were facing … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 19/1/2013

Police, market traders clash in Azerbaijan BAKU, Azerbaijan — Police in Azerbaijan clashed on Saturday with market vendors who blocked a major road to protest an increase in rental fees for their stalls that was imposed by the owners of … Continue reading

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Workers of Italian company constructing highway in Azerbaijan’s south hold protest action

Salyan. Alibey Zeynalli – APA. The local workers of Italy’s Todini company, which is the main contractor in the project on construction of Elet-Astara highway in Azerbaijan, are holding protest action, chairman of the Public Union of Support for Democracy … Continue reading

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Azerbaijani Villagers Protest Unemployment, Social Problems

BABEK, Azerbaijan — Residents in a village in Azerbaijan’s Naxcivan Autonomous Republic have held a protest against high unemployment and other social problems in the exclave, RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani Service reports. The villagers of Nehram, in Naxcivan’s Babek district, also formed … Continue reading

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Azerbaijanis Protest Power Shortages, Unemployment

BAKU — Some 200 people congregated in the village of Nardaran outside of the Azerbaijani capital of Baku to protest unemployment and power shortages, RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani Service reports. Protester Natiq Karimov called on the authorities at the demonstration on February … Continue reading

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Azerbaijani Police Disperse Protesters

BAKU — Azerbaijani police have dispersed people in the central Saatli district trying to protest the government’s failure to provide assistance to families whose homes were destroyed in flooding last summer, RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani Service reports. Police surrounded and dispersed would-be … Continue reading

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