MINELRES: Azeris protest in Russia
Mon Nov 18 17:02:27 2002
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Azeris protest in Russia
Baku, 4 November, AssA-Irada
About a thousand Azerbaijanis living in Moscow rallied in early
November to protest massive crackdowns on people from the Caucasus,
especially Azerbaijan, in Russia after Chechen gunmen commandeered the
theater center in Moscow in an act that ended up with deaths of dozens
An Azerbaijani has been killed in a new wave of pressure in Moscow and
several dozens have been injured.
Also joining the protests were representatives of the Azeri embassy in
Moscow, chairman of the State Commission on Azerbaijanis Living Abroad
Nazim Ibrahimov has reported.
In a Monday meeting, Democratic Congress, a bloc of opposition parties,
discussed the developments in Russia and urged prompt measures to be