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Torture fears for Azerbaijani musicians after band insults president’s mother

Headline Title:  Torture fears for Azerbaijani musicians after band insults president’s mother 20 March 2012 Claims Azerbaijani police “savagely” beat performers at a protest must be independently investigated by the authorities, Amnesty International said as Jamal Ali, 24, and his band’s bass player, Natig Kamilov, 24, continued to be held in custody.After Ali insulted President Ilham Aliyev’s late mother during their performance in the capital Baku on Saturday, the two men were arrested along with the event’s organizer Etibar Salmanli, 25. After the incident, a court charged all…

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