An internet based call for street protest in Azerbaijan against the Deaths of Serving Military soldiers under mysterious circumstances has received widespread support.
Police detained dozens of protesters after they held an unsanctioned rally in downtown Baku.
In Azerbaijan, police used water cannons and rubber bullets to break up hundreds of protesters who gathered in Baku.
Many here say they’re angry over the mysterious deaths of several soldiers inside a military barracks. They’re demanding the government release more details about the incidents.
Chanting “No to deaths in the army” the rally, which was organized on Facebook – wasn’t sanctioned by authorities.
Police detained dozens of demonstrators.