Opposition Party Activist Imprisoned for 30 Days

November 18th, 2016

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Emil Isgandarov, a member of the Youth Committee of the opposition party Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP), was arrested on 15 November. The youth activist was convicted for disobeying the police under Article 535  of the Administrative Offences Code and was sentenced to 30 days in prison by the court’s decision.

APFP views Isgandarov’s arrest as a part of the government’s repression against young members of opposition.