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Press Briefing Azerbaijan after Eurovision - Human rights activists under attack?

Date

07 Jun 2012 07:30

Address

European Parliament
  Brussels
Belgium

Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Section

Global Europe

Event Location

Brussels

Event Description

When:  Thursday, 7 June 2012, 9:30 am
Where:  Press bar in the Press Centre, PHS building, groundfloor
European Parliament (EP) Brussels
 
Speakers:
Ulrike Lunacek MEP, Greens/EFA Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Member of the Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees
 
Rasul Jafarov, NGO Human Rights Club, one of the founders of the "Sing for democracy" campaign
 
Greens/EFA MEP Ulrike Lunacek, Greens/EFA Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, invites you to a press briefing on the human rights situation in Azerbaijan following the Eurovision Song Contest. Together with Rasul Jafarov, NGO Human Rights Club and one of the founders of the "Sing for democracy" campaign (www.singfordemocracy.org), Ulrike Lunacek will take stock of human rights actions before and during the Eurovision song contest, give a briefing on the situation of human rights activists after the event and outline ways in which the question of human rights in Azerbaijan can be kept on the European Union's agenda.
 
 

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