Regional Correspondent of Azadliq Newspaper Interrogated by Police

November 22nd, 2016

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According to opposition newspaper Azadliq, its regional correspondent Ziya Asadli was taken to Baku City Main Police Office (BCMPO) on 22 November and held for several hours. Asadli lives in Bilasuvar region.

At BCMPO, Asadli was grilled about his activity as a regional correspondent of Azadliq, his Facebook activity, and his relationship with Azadliq Editor-in-Chief and TuranTV director Ganimat Zahid.

Azadliq newspaper has condemned the police interrogation of Asadli about his social media activities /personal life, and regards the incident as yet another attack on free speech.