Repression, Violence and Azerbaijan's Elections
January 23, 2004

This 61-page report documents hundreds of arbitrary arrests, widespread beatings and torture, and politically motivated job dismissals of members and supporters of the opposition following the October 15 presidential election, which was widely condemned by the international community as fraudulent. Human Rights Watch found that the complete dominance of the presidency was one of the root causes of human rights abuses in Azerbaijan. The report also contains recommendations to the Azerbaijani government and the international community.

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ISBN: D1601