Reports that a newly built mosque is slated for demolition has sparked a protest in the northwestern Azerbaijani town of Delimmedli, RFE/RL's Azerbaijani Service reported.
The Hazrat Ali Mosque was completed less than a year ago.
Protesters say officials claim the building is situated too near a road, but they question why other structures are not being subjected to the same fate.
Mohammad Ashurov, a Goranboy regional official, said the mosque is being demolished because of a natural-gas pipeline that passes nearby.
But he said the mosque might not be pulled down if an order saving it comes from a higher level of government.
Two other mosques have been razed in the past month: a mosque in the Yasamal district and the only offshore mosque, on Oily Rocks off the coast of the capital, Baku.