Azerbaijan: Political organization called Solidarity founded in Baku in 1990; organization called Movement for Federative Caucasian Albania founded in 1993
|Publisher||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||16 July 2001|
|Citation / Document Symbol||AZE37538.E|
|Cite as||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Azerbaijan: Political organization called Solidarity founded in Baku in 1990; organization called Movement for Federative Caucasian Albania founded in 1993, 16 July 2001, AZE37538.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3df4be0fc.html [accessed 23 May 2013]|
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No information on an organization limited to the name "Solidarity" founded in Baku in 1990 could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.
However, there was in 1990 an organization in Baku called Azerbaijanis Turk Solidarity Association whose Chairman was Nihat Cetinkaya Turkish National News Agency 20 Jan. 1990).
No information on an organization called "Movement for Federative Caucasian Albania" which was founded in Baku in 1993, could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.
However, the term "Caucasian Albania" refers to an ancient state located north of present-day Azerbaijan which included the Nagorno-Karabakh area in Azerbaijan (Baguirov, Adil. Last updated 3 April 2001).
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Baguirov, Adil. Last updated 3 April 2001. "Caucasian Albania: The History of North azerbaijan from 400 B.C. and the Role of Artsakh (Karabakh).
Turkish National News Agency [Istanbul, in English]. 20 January 1990. "Turkey Azerbaijanis in Istambul Protest Over Events in Soviet Azerbaijan." (BBC Summary 23 Jan. 1990/NEXIS)
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