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Youth Activists Arrested in a Renewed Crackdown on Free Expression

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) strongly condemns the arrest of the youth activists Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram Mammadov on spurious drug charges; a move clearly taken in retaliation for their criticism of the political regime. IRFS calls on the government to cease its policy of silencing dissent through arrests, and to immediately release the two the youths.Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram Mammadov, both NIDA civic movement members

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