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European Court Rejects Mosque’s Complaint Against Azerbaijan

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Religion Clause, February 12, 2013

Becket Fund issued a press release on the decision saying: “The mosque was targeted by the authorities because it would not agree to replace its existing religious leader, Ilgar Ibrahimoglu Allahverdiyev–a prominent democracy and religious liberty activist–with a government-appointed imam.”