Press Releases

02/06/2016

Speaking in the wake of the recent upsurge in fighting on the ‘contact line’ between Azerbaijan and the Armenian-occupied territories, Lionel Zetter, Director, TEAS, gives the Azerbaijani stance to pan-European channel Euronews – beamed to an estimated 350m households in 155 countries. See the interview at http://bit.ly/lioneleuronews

02/06/2016

On 9 March, the immensely moving independent documentary Endless Corridor – a US/Lithuanian co-production – was shown at the long-established multi-disciplinary Parisian literary arts hub known as L’Entrepôt, commemorating the victims of the Khojaly Massacre on 26 February 1992. This was the worst single atrocity of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims. This short report contains reminiscences from H.E.

24/05/2016

Press Release: On 9 May – known as Victory Day across the post-Soviet world – Philadelphia-born Jeffrey Werbock, President, Mugham Society of America, celebrated the joy and passion of Azerbaijani mugham music with a landmark film screening at the Brunei Gallery of the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), a division of the University of London. The event was organised by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) and attended by a multinational audience of around 70.

23/05/2016

Press Release: Following the latest bout of ferocious fighting between the Azerbaijani army and Armenian armed forces that took place between in early April, it was the Azerbaijani side that called a unilateral ceasefire. This was despite the fact that they had achieved considerable success, reclaiming three key strategic heights that had been used by the illegal Armenian military occupiers to shell Azerbaijani civilian targets – including camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees.

23/05/2016

Press Release: On 15 April, a noisy protest by a group of Armenians outside the Azerbaijani Embassy was neutralised by a passionate counter-demonstration by more than 70 Azerbaijani protestors and friends of Azerbaijan, including employees, friends and supporters of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS).

16/05/2016

Press Release: Not content with inflicting violence on the civilian population of Azerbaijan, on 9 April Armenia brought naked violence to the streets of Paris.

16/05/2016

Press Release: For the fifth consecutive year, the Paris office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) foundation has collaborated with Europa Film Akt (EFA), organiser of the eleventh L’Europe autour de l’Europe (Europe around Europe) film festival bylined with the phrase Chaos and Harmony. The evening brought three outstanding short films, all of which were receiving their European premieres, to around 70 Parisian cinephiles.

16/05/2016

Press Release: A group of over 400 Azerbaijanis, supporters of Azerbaijan, members of the Turkish diaspora and Londoners believing in international law participated in a vocal protest in the heart of London on 10 April, co-ordinated by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS). This began in Trafalgar Square – a focal point for Londoners and tourists.

16/05/2016

Press Release: On 11 April, more than 50 Azerbaijanis brought the truth of the Armenian occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh and the seven surrounding regions to the door of the Armenian Embassy in Brussels with a peaceful demonstration. The response was so potentially violent that more than 40 riot police were called. They used their riot shields to keep some of the Armenians at bay in their Embassy.

16/05/2016

Press Release: Friends and supporters of Azerbaijan, including the German office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS), assembled in front of the Federal Chancellery (Bundeskanzleramt) on 6 April to protest about the visit by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan.

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