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Rights Groups Condemn Brutal Murder of Azerbaijani Journalist

Human rights groups are condemning the murder of an Azerbaijani journalist who died on Sunday following an attack by unknown assailants. They urged authorities Monday to conduct a full and transparent probe into the attack on Rasim Aliyev and to bring the assailants to justice. Officials connect the attack with a Facebook post on Saturday in which Aliyev criticized a popular soccer player in Azerbaijan. Aliyev said Cavid Huseynov, a striker for Gabala FK, should be banned from...

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