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Video of Baku protest, people beaten (video)

17:48, 02.04.2011 Region: Azerbaijan Theme: Politics, Society, Incidents

Azerbaijani police detained over 100 opposition activists who were trying to hold an unauthorized rally in the center of Baku on Saturday.

Activists tried to get closer to fountain square but were stopped by policemen who used tear gas. Separate groups of demonstrators managed to hold protest actions in the suburbs, RFE/RL reports.

The opposition parties intended to hold a rally demanding dissolution of the parliament and holding new election.

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