Opposition politicians arrested in Azerbaijan
YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 17, ARMENPRESS. The Azerbaijani government continues its crackdown on oppositionists.
Baku police arrested Ali Karimli – the opposition politician who chairs the Azerbaijani Popular Front Party, local media reported. An unknown number of Karimli’s supporters have also been detained.
According to unconfirmed reports Jamil Hasanli – another opposition politician, chairman of the National Council Union – has also been arrested.
Supporters of Karimli have gathered outside a police station in Baku, protesting the arrest of the oppositionist.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan