Hamida had been exploiting herself in the peacebuilding field for 10 years when the war in Nagorno-Karabakh broke out. Now she is exploring journalism to pursue her passion for human rights. She cares about community action, social equity, refugees, and environmentalism. After living in 7 different countries, she has adopted a small puppy but still seems unlikely to settle down anytime soon.
Since making the joke one month ago, Fuad Rasulzadeh, a controversial blogger, has received threats, insults, and, most recently, a violent street beating.
The families of around 20 missing service members gathered outside the Presidential Administration.
Nizami Shirinov was arrested along with another former security official, both of whom served in the now-defunct Ministry of National Security.
This is the fourth such incident over the past month, with the sister of a critical blogger, and a feminist activist and writer also being targetted.