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Jailed Journalist Seymur Hazi Awarded

Imprisoned journalist Seymur Hazi has been granted the “Republicanist of the Year” award founded by D18 Movement. Azadliq newspaper reporter, Azerbaijani Hour TV program host Seymur Hazi was arrested on August 29, 2014, after a fight with a man named Maharram Hasanov in Jeyranbatan settlement of Baku. He was charged under Article 221.3 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism committed by using an object as a weapon) and was sentenced to 5 years in

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