Tag Archives: Baku

Video: April 17 – A day of Union in Baku, Azerbaijan

By Khanim Javadova & Tahmina Pashayeva

Raw footage: April 17 Protest in Azerbaijan

15.30 at the Sahil Park. The police are trying to set their power around the park to avoid expected illegal protest by opposition.

Arrest during the protest..

While the citizen said your opinion about the meeting he was arrested by policemen.

Full version of the video package from the protest April 17 will be available at BakuPost tomorrow.

Greek President is in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani and Greece presidents had official meeting today

President of Greece Karolos Papoulias is now in Baku in the frame of official visit to Azerbaijan.

He was welcomed at the official ceremony by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliev today. President Aliev held a one-on-one meeting with his Greek counterpart Papoulias after the official welcoming ceremony on 5 April.

According to the official website for the president of Azerbaijan, the sides stressed development of political, economic and other ties, bilateral relations and stressed good prospects of energy cooperation. The heads of states also exchanged views around bilateral and international issues.
It is anticipated Greece President’s visit to Baku Slavic University tomorrow.

2 April-Day of Rage Protest/Azerbaijan

by Sabina Vagif

Today, Public Chamber held a meeting in Fountain Sqaure, about 2 p.m. BakuPost was informed that about 200 people took part in this meeting. Protesters demanded that the people in power must  resign. During this meeting about 70 people were arrested.

Come to the blog again for more feature news about the protest later!

Youth organizations met to discuss arrests on eve March 11, 2011

by Khanim Javadova

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BAKU- A group of youth organizations in Azerbaijan met today to show their retort against detention of opposition-minded young people before protests on March 11 and 12, 2011. Continue reading