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Azerbaijan retaliates against Eurovision democracy activists

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan retaliates against Eurovision democracy activists 13 June 2012 A 23-year-old video blogger, photojournalist and pro-democracy activist detained since last night in the capital Baku must be released immediately and without conditions, Amnesty International said.  The organization believes that activist Mehman Huseynov has been targeted for highlighting abuses in the country during last month’s Eurovision Song Contest.His arrest comes amid a worrying rise in police harassment of young activists who participated in protests around Eurovision. “Mehman’s…

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