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Supporters of a new government opposition coalition called the Democratic Front - consisting of Azadlig and several smaller parties - carry a large Azeri flag during a post-election rally on Nov. 13 in Baku. Photo by Sitara Ibrahimova.

December 2 , 2005
New Azerbaijani Parliament Convenes, But Opposition Stays Away
BY RUFAT ABBASOV AND MINA MURADOVA
Azerbaijan’s Constitutional Court on December 1 confirmed the official results of the country’s November 6 parliamentary elections, with one key opposition leader seeing his election victory thrown out. The ruling prompted leaders of the main opposition alliance to announce that they would press its claim of a rigged vote in an international court.

December 1 , 2005
Azerbaijan Election Results Confirmed, Opposition Leader Loses Seat
BY ROVSHAN ISMAYILOV
Azerbaijan’s Constitutional Court on December 1 confirmed the official results of the country’s November 6 parliamentary elections, with one key opposition leader seeing his election victory thrown out. The ruling prompted leaders of the main opposition alliance to announce that they would press its claim of a rigged vote in an international court.

December 1 , 2005
Turkey and Iran Tread Softly with Azerbaijan Election Reaction
A EURASIANET COMMENTARY BY ALMAN MIR ISMAIL
Azerbaijan’s Constitutional Court on December 1 confirmed the official results of the country’s November 6 parliamentary elections, with one key opposition leader seeing his election victory thrown out. The ruling prompted leaders of the main opposition alliance to announce that they would press its claim of a rigged vote in an international court.

November 28, 2005
Police Squash Election Sit-Down Protest
BY RUFAT ABBASOV AND MINA MURADOVA
Nearly a week after Azerbaijan’s November 6 parliamentary vote, reports have surfaced that the opposition and government are holding talks aimed at resolving the dispute over election results. Some opposition leaders, however, maintain that an opposition boycott of parliament will occur.

 

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