Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.11
By Samir Mammadov – Trend:
The date of reviewing the appeal from the deputy head of oppositional Azerbaijan Popular Front Party Fuad Gahramanli has been announced.
The appeal from Gahramanli, who has been arrested on charges of anti-state calls, will be reviewed Dec.14 in Baku Court of Appeal chaired by judge Aflatun Gasimov, Gahramanli’s lawyer Fakhraddin Mehdiyev told Trend Dec.11.
Fuad Gahramanli is charged under the Article 281.1 (public calls for the violent seizure of power, forcible retention of power or forcible change of the constitutional order or violation of the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, as well as dissemination of materials with such content) and 283.2.1 (inciting national, racial, social or religious enmity and hatred by using violence or threat of violence) of Azerbaijan’s Criminal Code.
The deputy head of Azerbaijan Popular Front Party doesn’t agree with these charges, saying that he only made critical publications in social media.
Edited by SI
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