Police forces arrested a man who filmed the Friday
protest in Quba
on his phone. On Friday evening, Quba policemen snatched Chingiz Alishanov from his home in the village of Vladimirovka, Quba district.
Alishanov’s relatives told Meydan TV that the arrest was due to him filming the demonstration on Friday where police forces used tear gas, water cannons and batons to disperse the protest over rising food prices. Policemen found Alishanov’s phone containing footage of the protest after Alishanov dropped it during the dispersal. In the evening, they arrested Alishanov from his home. His whereabouts are unknown.
It is noted that most videos capturing the Friday protest action were taken by locals and disseminated through social media and news outlets.