Azeri man 'I was picked for Eurovision protest vote'


Panorama reporter Paul Kenyon meets pro-democracy supporter Rovshan Nasirli, an Azeri who decided to protest against his country's regime by voting for the Armenian entry in the 2009 Eurovision song contest.

Mr Nasirli was taken in for questioning by members of the ministry of national security.

The BBC asked the head of the European Broadcasting Union if this year's Eurovision host, Azerbaijan, was politicising the song contest.

Panorama: Eurovision's Dirty Secret, BBC One, Monday, 21 May at 20:30 BST and then available in the UK on the BBC iPlayer.

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