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#Protests in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani police lock down village after environmental protests

Entry and exit to the village of Soyudlu has been blocked since Wednesday, where protesters were violently dispersed and detained. 

Azerbaijani police lock down village after environmental protests

Entry and exit to the village of Soyudlu has been blocked since Wednesday, where protesters were violently dispersed and detained. 

Azerbaijani protesters blocking road reportedly shot with rubber bullets

Police reportedly used force to disperse people blocking a road in central Azerbaijan, in protest against long-running water shortages in the region.

Azerbaijani protesters blocking road reportedly shot with rubber bullets

Police reportedly used force to disperse people blocking a road in central Azerbaijan, in protest against long-running water shortages in the region.

Azerbaijani police disperse students appealing for COVID-19 tuition relief

A two-person protest was held the following day against the detentions and fines against the students.

Azerbaijani police disperse students appealing for COVID-19 tuition relief

A two-person protest was held the following day against the detentions and fines against the students.

Police violently disperse Azerbaijan election protest

A spontaneous protest started by a single candidate was violently dispersed by police, with protesters and journalists injured. 

Police violently disperse Azerbaijan election protest

A spontaneous protest started by a single candidate was violently dispersed by police, with protesters and journalists injured. 

Azerbaijani authorities thwart protest by opposition Musavat Party 

Several senior party members including party leader Arif Hajili were detained before the protest was due to take place.

Azerbaijani authorities thwart protest by opposition Musavat Party 

Several senior party members including party leader Arif Hajili were detained before the protest was due to take place.

Hundreds arrested including opposition leader at Azerbaijani anti-government protest

An unauthorised rally organised by opposition coalition the National Council of Democratic Forces was dispersed by police on Saturday.

Hundreds arrested including opposition leader at Azerbaijani anti-government protest

An unauthorised rally organised by opposition coalition the National Council of Democratic Forces was dispersed by police on Saturday.

Hundreds demonstrate in Baku after authorities refuse to authorise protests in city centre

Despite their picket being authorised, police attempted to disperse the crowd and dozens were arrested.

Hundreds demonstrate in Baku after authorities refuse to authorise protests in city centre

Despite their picket being authorised, police attempted to disperse the crowd and dozens were arrested.