Tag archive of Mingechevir

Opposition activists harassed in Mingechevir

    On 24 August, a Mingechevir-based member of the opposition Popular Front Party (PFP), Emil Jafarli, and his brother were summoned to the police office. Jafarli’s brother, Parvin Jafarov, was arrested for 20 days, and Jafarli’s wife was dismissed from her job on 25 August.   On 25 August, another PFP member, Gara Allahverdiyev, the Chair of the Mingechevir City branch of the PFP Youth Committee, was detained and sentenced to

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Man dies in suspicious circumstances in police custody in Mingechevir; police respond forcefully to resulting protest

 Man dies in suspicious circumstances in police custody in Mingechevir; police respond forcefully to resulting protest   Bahruz Hajiyev, a resident of the city of Mingechevir, who was summoned to Mingechevir City Police Department at about 18.00 on 20 August, ended up in a morgue shortly afterwards. His family learned the news through a friend, says Bahruz’s father, Dilsuz Hajiyev. According to the father, he was told at the police department

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