AZERI PARTY PICKETS FRENCH EMBASSY TO PROTEST "GENOCIDE" BILL

Azeri Press Agency
Oct 31 2006

Baku, 31 October: A group of members of the [minor pro-government]
Modern Musavat Party have staged a picket outside the French embassy
in Baku.

Yasamal district police prevented the pickets from approaching the
embassy building. But the protesters managed to voice their protest at
the French parliament bill that criminalizes denial of the "Armenian
genocide".

Police allowed the protesters to hand over their statement to the
embassy.