11 March 2013

AZERBAIJAN / ARMENIA: Dozens Arrested In Baku Army Abuse Protest; Azeri Soldier Killed In Disputed Nagorno.

      TO WATCH : 1:00 Video Report

     Police wielded batons and used rubber bullets and water cannons to disperse some 500 demonstrators in Baku...protesting alleged abuse in the nation's army.
    Dozens of protesters were arrested.
    A watchdog group claims 77 soldiers died in 2012 from non-combat related activities.

    Also...the government claims an Azeri soldier was killed in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh territory by forces backed by Armenia.