More than 200 protesters beaten and detained in Azerbaijan
04 Apr 11

Azerbaijani police arrested more than 200 opposition protesters during Saturday’s demonstrations in Baku. They were calling for the resignation of President Ilham Aliyev and had broken through police cordons into Fountains Square. According to the Azeri Interior Ministry, five will face criminal charges for property damage and resisting police. Seventy people have been punished for attending the anti-government demonstration.