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Investigation Completed in Ex-Investigator Rufat Safarov’s Criminal Case

Preliminary investigation has been finished in the criminal case of former investigator Rufat Safarov, who resigned from his job by making a political statement, Rufat Safarov told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Rufat Safarov, a former investigator, resigned from the prosecution authorities on December 20th due to what he described as rampant lawlessness and human rights violations in the country, but he was discharged

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House Arrest of Former Investigator Rufat Safarov Extended for Three Months

Binagadi District Court has extended the term of house arrest for Rufat Safarov, a former investigator of Zerdab Regional Prosecutor’s Office, for another three months, Rufat Safarov told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS).Rufat Safarov, a former investigator, resigned from the prosecution authorities on December 20 due to what he described as rampant lawlessness and human rights violations in the country. He was simultaneously

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Arrested Ex-Investigator Files Appeal

      Rufat Safarov, the former investigator who resigned from his job in a public statement, has appealed against the January 15 decision of Binagadi District Court, ordering that he be detained for 4 months, said his lawyer, Bahruz Bayramov. Safarov is charged under article 311.3.2 (taking bribes, when committed repeatedly) of the Criminal Code. (more…)

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Former Investigator Ends Hunger Strike

On December 24, Rufat Safarov, the son of former Defense Ministry spokesman and former MP Eldar Sabiroglu, ended his hunger strike. He had begun the strike in response to the police search of his apartment, which followed his resignation from his position at the Prosecutor’s Office, reported Rufat Safarov himself.   Rufat Safarov published a lengthy article explaining his resignation:   “I have always expressed my concerns over injustices

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Former MP’s son resigns in protest against human rights violations

On December 20, the son of former MP and Defense Ministry spokesman Eldar Sabiroglu, resigned from his position of investigator. "The rampant dishonesty and violation of people's rights in this country, and the pretence of "honesty" among rich and immoral people has forced me to make this decision," said Rufat Safarov a statement.   Rufat Safarov claims that he does not have personal problems with anyone, is happy with his standard of living,

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