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Council of Europe must intervene after Azerbaijan imprisons more peaceful protesters

Headline Title:  Azerbaijan imprisons more peaceful protesters 28 January 2013 Scores of activists were detained and five sentenced to prison following a peaceful protest in Azerbaijan on Saturday, prompting Amnesty International to urge the Council of Europe to make clear it will stand up for free expression in the Caucasus country. The arrest of around 80 peaceful protesters, 30 of whom were then charged, came just days after the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) failed to pass a resolution on political prisoners calling on Azerbaijan to cease arresting and prosecuting…

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