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The last detained participants of 21 May meeting set free

27 May 2005 [13:14] - TODAY.AZ
6 APFP(r) members and 2 Musavat party members who were put into prison for 5 days on the account of holding meeting on 21 May without permission were set free yesterday.
APA was informed from the headquarters of the above mentioned parties.

It must be reminded that, during 21 May meeting  the opposition reported that 300 persons were detained, Head Police Office of Baku city said the number of detainees to be 45. The majority of the meeting participants were set free after being detained for several hours on that day. Several oppositionists were warned or fined 110 thousand manats for violating the law and order.

Some of the meeting participants were sentenced for 3-5 days. Only 8 oppositionists have been detained so far and all of them have been set free today.


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