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The term of arrest of the PFPA activist has been extended for another month

On February 24, the Khatai District Court of Baku extended the pre-trial detention of activist of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA) Elnur Hasanov for another 1 month.
was informed about this by the PFPA.
Hasanov said that over the past three months since his arrest, no investigative actions have been carried out against him.
“Elnur Hasanov was arrested in a drug case. He denies this accusation. He connects the criminal case with his criticism of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the traffic police,” the PFPA said.
Hasanov was arrested on November 28 on charges of drug trafficking on a large scale (Article 234.4.3 of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan). He denies this charge, for which he faces 5 to 12 years in prison.
Human rights activists recognized him as a political prisoner.

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