Opposition Activist Jailed for 30 Days

November 25th, 2016


Islam Sahiboglu, a member of the Youth Committee of the opposition party Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP), was detained and taken to the 29th police station of Yasamal District, reported APFP deputy chairperson Gozal Bayramli.

According to Bayramli, Islam Sahiboglu was sentenced to 30 days of administrative imprisonment by the court decision.

Bayramli sees the activist’s arrest as part of the ongoing government repression against APFP.