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One More Family Says Their Son Died As a Result of Torture at Police Office

A man by name Zaur Soltanov, who was invited for an interview at Police Office #1 of Khazar District Police Department, collapsed and died in the yard of the police office on May 12. Zaur Soltanov’s mother Mirnisa Soltanova believes that her son died from the injuries resulting from the physical violence against him at the police office. “The police claim that my son had a heart disease, but he did not have any disease,” Mirnisa Soltanova said.

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Relatives of Citizen Rashad Mehdiyev Claim He Died As a Result of Police Torture

 The relatives of Rashad Mehdiyev, formerly of Sumgayit city, believe that his death was the result of police brutality, Rashad’s mother Zohra Mehdiyeva told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Prior to his death, Rashad Mehdiyev suffered from convulsions, for which he received treatment.Mehdiyev’s name was not recorded in the police register, in violation of the Criminal Procedure Code, which states that upon

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Police clash with Muslim community

On November 26, fatal clashes broke out between the police and believers. Two police officers and four civilians died in the incident. Sabunchu District Police Office confirmed that a special operation was conducted in Nardaran settlement, during which several people were detained. Taleh Bagirzade, the leader of the Muslim Union Movement, and several believers were detained by officers of and taken to an unknown place. (more…)

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