"Abid Sharifov won't meet with us"

The Zigh Settlement in the Surakhani district of Baku houses 55 families. Residents here run the risk of losing their homes and livelihoods. Their homes located in a landslide area could collapse any moment now. Multiple pleas for help have gone unheeded by the government authorities.

They purchased their land from the municipality many years ago and settled down in the areas until the government forced them to leave.

"Abid Sharifov will not meet with us. Why won’t he meet with us? Are we not citizens of this country as well?" a local resident sighs.


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