Oppositional movement holds march-rally
The opposition movements of Azerbaijan held rally at Galaba square of Baku on Saturday (19 November). The actions started with march of youth organizations Chagri and Yeni Fikir from вЂ�January 20вЂ™ subway station, Trend reports.
Delivering the first remarks to the gathering Gurban Mammadov, a member of the political Board of the Azerbaijan Democratic Party (ADP), condemned the irregularities in the elections.
Isa Gambar, the leader of Msavat party, called on the authorities to resign and hold repeated parliamentary elections. Other speakers to the actions were Isgandar Hamidov, the chairman of the National Democratic Party of Azerbaijan, Mirmahmud Miraligolu, the chairman of the Popular Front of Azerbaijan Party (classics), Ali Karimli, the head of the PFPA (reformers), Lala Shovkat, leaf rod National Unity Movement, and Sardar Jalaloglu, vice chairman of ADP.
No incident was fixed. The rally ended at 17:20pm [local time] with issue of a petition. The document envisages a demand for conduct of repeated action, release of arrested oppositionists, arrest of all falsifiers of the elections, transition from the presidential system of government to the parliamentary one.
According to Jalaloglu, around 50,000 people participated in the action, while the police which controlled over the demonstration, stated the protestors numbered some 7,000-10,000.