The London-based European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) is a well funded lobby group. The organisation is closely associated with the Aliyev regime and promotes the interests of this repressive government. TEAS use their wealth and connections to silence Azerbaijani voices. When they held a jazz reception at the Labour party conference Platform attended and brought with us the voices TEAS are trying to silence.
This video tells the story of four people from Azerbaijan who have faced blackmail, violence and arrest as punishment for their activities tracking corruption, calling for democracy and recording abuse.
The accompanying insert explains more about The European Azerbaijan Society’s activities in promoting a repressive regime.
Beneath the jazz and chatter, Azerbaijani voices are demanding to be heard…