Fikrat Huseinli

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A snow-covered street in central Kiev, Ukraine in March 2018. Ukrainian authorities confiscated journalist Fikret Huseynli's travel documents as he was attempting to fly out of Kiev in October 2017. (Reuters/Gleb Garanich)

Journalist faces extradition from Ukraine to Azerbaijan, fears for his safety

New York, March 8, 2018–Ukrainian authorities should allow Fikret Huseynli (Huseinli), a journalist of Azerbaijani origin and a Dutch national, to leave the country safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Unknown assailants on March 5 attacked Huseynli, a correspondent for the independent online television channel Turan, at an apartment building he was renting…

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