Sanctioned oppositional rally is taking place in Baku
The Azadlig, New Policy and National Unity Movement election blocks, as well as other oppositional forces held the rally-march in Baku today. The actionвЂ™s participants, having gathered close to вЂ™20 JanuaryвЂ™ metro station started their march to Galaba square, Trend reports.
Having divided into columns they entered the square from various directions. During the march they chanted вЂњFree ElectionsвЂќ, вЂњFreedomвЂќ and вЂњResignationвЂќ slogans. In their hands they held along with the flag of Azerbaijan, the flags of Russia and Ukraine and the orange-color flags.
The oppositionвЂ™s leaders вЂ"Isa Gambar, Ali Kerimli, Serdar Djalaloglu, Lala-Shovket Hadjieyva, Eldar Namazov, Tahir Kerimli and other arrived to the actionвЂ™s venue.
The rally started with the sounds of the National Anthem of Azerbaijan. The rallyвЂ™s presenter, an Azadlig alliance member Farman Huseynov spoke of the existing problems and fraudulent elections.
Then the Vahdat party chairman Tahir Kerimli addressed the rally. In his speech he told about falsifications at the elections, called on to cancel the results of voting and hold new elections.
The Azadlig coalitionвЂ™s single candidate Rauf Arifoglu noted the facts of violations of law at various constituencies and stressed the importance of further struggle with the existing regime.