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Friends, Family Mourn Azerbaijani Gay-Rights Activist


Friends, Family Mourn Azerbaijani Gay-Rights Activist
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Mourners on January 23 attended the funeral of Isa Shahmarli, a 20-year-old gay-rights activist who was found dead in his Baku apartment of an apparent suicide. Shahmarli, the openly gay chairman of an LGBT rights group, had written a farewell message online, saying, "This country and this world are not for me." (Video by RFE/RL's Azerbaijani Service)

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