Tag archive of Opposition Rally

Azerbaijan Braces for Protests

  Police Forcibly Disperse Social Protests in Regions   January 12– A group of residents of Liman town in Lankaran region held a protest demanding lower food prices, after the prices of food and other essential goods saw a sharp rise following the devaluation of the national currency on December 21, 2015. The police used physical force to disperse the protesters, who had attempted to block the Alat-Astara highway.  

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Azerbaijani Opposition Rally on the Eve of the European Games

      About 1,000 Azerbaijani held a rally on Sunday to protest against a crackdown on human rights as economic problems mount on the eve of the European Games and in the run-up parliamentary elections in November. The protesters demanded that authorities pay compensation for the damage that people have suffered as a result of the devaluation of the national currency. Hit by the fall in global oil prices, the ruble's drop against the

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