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Giyas Ibrahimov

Giyas is an Azerbaijani peace and human rights activist. He spent three years in prison after writing graffiti on a statue of former president Haydar Aliyev in protest of the Azerbaijani government and was recognised as a ‘prisoner of conscience’ by Amnesty International.

Opinion | The enduring lies of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Already the Azerbaijani state is hard at work manufacturing a new public memory of the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War.