Azer Sadikhov, reporter of Huriyyet newspaper says he was assaulted while covering Flower Day in Baku on May 10. “Several policemen and plainclothes hindered me when I was covering the Flower Festival in front of Heydar Aliyev Palace. They took my camera, grabbed my arms and pulled me away. Then they shoved me into a patrol car and used force against me. I was kept inside the car for several hours until the event was over, and was released after they had deleted everything I had filmed” said Sadikhov.