Azerbaijan: Can Facebook Become Substitute for Live Opposition Protests?

The penalty for taking part in unsanctioned protests in Azerbaijan could result in fines eight times higher than before. (Photo: Dean C.K. Cox)

They’ve battled police in the streets and they’ve challenged authority the courts. Now, faced with staggering increases in fines for unauthorized demonstrations, Azerbaijani opposition activists are turning to Facebook to get their messages out.

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Azerbaijan: Can Facebook Become Substitute for Live Opposition Protests?

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