Azerbaijani Political Refugees Set Up a New Organisation in Europe

September 11th, 2016

On September 11, Azerbaijani political refugees held the foundation meeting of a new organisation called AND (Azerbaijan Needs Democracy) in Strasbourg.

The meeting was attended by political activists, journalists, former government officials and human rights defenders, who have fled Azerbaijan on various dates due to persecution by the authorities.
Head of the National Council of Democratic Forces Jamil Hasanli and National Council member Tofig Yagublu also participated in the meeting.
The founders of the AND have not publicised information on the organisation and its structure, programme and duties.