Mar
02

Azerbaijan Town Kicks Out Mayor

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Riot police called in as thousands mark displeasure with local leader.

  • Riot police confronted by angry locals in the Azerbaijani town of Guba, March 1, 2012. (Photo: Heybet Amrah)
  • Residents of the town staged a revolt after their mayor made rude remarks about them. (Photo: Heybet Amrah)

If Rauf Habibov, mayor of the Azerbaijani town of Guba thought he could say whatever he wanted about his constituents, he has just been proved sorely wrong.

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