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Azerbaijan: Opposition activist freed as pre-Eurovision hunger strike begins

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan: Opposition activist freed as pre-Eurovision hunger strike begins 16 May 2012 Seventeen Azerbaijani prisoners of conscience must be released immediately, Amnesty International said as 11 people jailed for their role in anti-government protests last year launched a hunger strike on Tuesday.     An unexpected court decision the same day ordered the release of their fellow activist and a prisoner of conscience Elnur Majidli, who had been serving a two-year sentence following his arrest during an unsanctioned demonstration in the capital Baku…

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