Elshad Fikrat oglu RZAYEV

Arrested following hijab protest outside Ministry of Education

Date of arrest – 23 February 2013

Charges (articles of the Criminal Code) –

233 – organizing actions causing violation of public order or active participation in such actions;

315.2 – use of force, dangerous to life or health, against a representative of authority, in the performance of his professional duties

Penal facility – Treatment Facility No. 3 for prisoners with tuberculosis

Case summary – Rzayev was sentenced to six years loss of liberty under a 3 June 2013 decision of the Narimanov District Court. The Baku Court of Appeal upheld the decision in August 2013.

hijab protest narrative …

Source : March 2018 report