20 REPORTERS AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS ARRESTED IN AZERBAIJAN

Wednesday,
January 30

The Azerbaijani police arrested the human rights activists and
reporters who went yesterday to Ismail region. They were kept at a
police station for 15 hours, Turan Information Agency reports.

We would remind you that there have clashes between police and local
residents since last week.

The illegalities committed by the regional governor and the poor
socioeconomic conditions in the country are said to have triggered
the clashes.

According to the source, the delegation was composed of 20 members.

The traffic police stopped the delegation members at the checkpoint
near the city in order to find out the purpose of their visit.

When the delegation arrived in the city, everyone was detained and
transported to a police station.

The reporters and human rights activists intended to talk with
relatives of the detained protesters and hear their complaints about
what had happened.

TODAY, 13:50

Aysor.am