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Azerbaijan: Opposition Leader Beaten in Custody

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Tofiq Yagublu (file photo). © Azadliq Radiosu/RFERL (Berlin) – Azerbaijan police violently dispersed a peaceful protest in central Baku on December 1, 2021, and detained dozens of protesters, Human Rights Watch said today. Among those detained was an opposition leader, Tofig Yagublu, who sustained multiple injuries in police custody. Yagublu, 60, said police severely beat him while videoing him and demanding that he say on camera that he would stop criticizing Azerbaijan’s leadership. “Azerbaijani authorities have yet again demonstrated brazen contempt for people’s…


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