Daily Archives: September 7, 2020

Media Review for September 7

The newspaper Azerbaijan writes about the psychological struggle against the pandemic, noting that it will be defeated by people’s optimism. The author, with reference to WHO, notes that you can protect yourself from coronavirus if you follow all the established rules. With regard to the psychological impact of the pandemic on humans, the author notes

French Embassy on Tofig Yagublu Verdict

The French Embassy in Azerbaijan expressed its attitude to imprisonment for 4 years and three months of opposition politician Tofig Yagublu.   The press release notes that the French government calls on Azerbaijan to fully comply with international obligations within the framework of its membership in the European Court of Human Rights.   Source: Turan

Tofig Yagublu Continues Hunger Strike for Six Days

Tofig Yagublu, a member of the National Council of Democratic Forces (NCDF) and the Musavat party, has been on a hunger strike for the sixth day.   As a sign of solidarity with him, members of the Popular Front Party (PFPA) Tofig Mammadov, Ayat Ismail and Elnur Mammadov are also on hunger strike for six

Lawyer Aghil Lahij Visits Tofig Yagublu in Jail

On Monday, lawyer Aghil Lahij met with Tofig Yagublu in the Shuvalan detention center.   “He came to the meeting very late. He was lethargic and pale, moved with difficulty, his eyes were sunken. He said that he lost 9 kg in weight – from 91 kg up to 82 kg”, wrote the lawyer on

Police Detain Turan Correspondents for Filming Demolition of Gurban Mammadov’s House

On Sunday, employees of the executive power of the Narimanov district began to demolish a five-story house belonging to Gurban Mammadov.   This opposition political émigré was accused of collaborating with former high-ranking officials of the presidential administration, Ramiz Mehdiyev and Ali Hasanov.   Pro-government media reported that Mehdiyev and Hasanov financed Mammadov to scold

New Iranian Ambassador presented copies of credentials to Azerbaijani Foreign Minister

The newly appointed Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Seyid Abbas Musevi, handed copies of his credentials to the country’s Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov today.   During the meeting, the sides discussed issues of developing “friendly, fraternal” relations based on deep historical roots between the two countries.   They exchanged views on ways to implement the issues

Rain is expected

On September 8, changeable weather is expected in Baku and Absheron. Rain is possible in some places early in the morning.   Northwest wind, moderate. The air temperature during the day will be + 26 + 28 degrees, at night it will be + 21 + 22.   Rains with thunderstorms and hail in places