Azerbaijani politician arrested on Turkey-related charges

August 22, 2016 5:30 PM

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BAKU, Azerbaijan – An opposition politician in Azerbaijan has been arrested on charges related to last month's failed coup in Turkey.

A court in Azerbaijan's capital ruled Monday to place Faig Amirov, a leading member of the Popular Front of Azerbaijan opposition party, under arrest for three months on charges of inciting religious hatred.

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