Q: A dissident Azerbaijani blogger, Mahammad Mirzali, has been subjected to a number of homicide makes an attempt in France and now lives underneath police safety within the Nantes space. 4 individuals, together with three Azeris, had been charged final month with tried homicide. The blogger’s lawyer and Reporters With out Borders (RSF) communicate of a “crime of state” and assert that he’s nonetheless in peril. Has the French authorities lodged an official protest with the Azerbaijani authorities?
A: We have now raised Mahammad Mirzali’s state of affairs with Azerbaijan in the midst of our diplomatic contacts with that nation.
As this can be a authorized continuing initiated in France, we can not remark additional.