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Nuray Nuriyev

Age 27

23 Aug 2021
Puta, Baku (Azerbaijan)
Stabbed and burned

Nuray Nuriyev
Nuray Nuriyev [photo:]

Nuray was stabbed and her body burned. A suspect has been arrested.

Nine transgender protesters held a demonstration in front of the office of the Human Rights Defender after the alleged killing of a trans woman in Baku.

The protesters, who rallied on the night of 24 August, said they were holding a rally for a 27-year-old trans woman, a resident of the Aghdam region, who they say was murdered and whose body was burned on 22 August in the Puta settlement of Baku’s Garadagh district. Her body was found the following day.

The Interior Ministry has not yet released any information about the death. Local media report that [Mirshahid Mehdiyev], a resident of the Agjabadi region, was detained by police as a suspect.

Report added: 28 Aug 2021. Last updated: 31 Aug 2021

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