Baku mayor’s office authorizes National Council to hold rally on May 23

Baku: Baku mayor’s office has authorized the National Council of Democratic Forces, in compliance of the provisions of the law on freedom of assembly, to hold a rally at the stadium (former “Mehsul” stadium) of Sports and Health Complex in Yasamal district on May 23 at 15:00-17:00 local time.

The rally organizers were asked to strictly control the use of offensive slogans and the ones which promote national, racial or religious hatred accompanied by calls for discrimination, hostility or violence under the law on freedom of assembly.

The mayor’s office considers appropriate further rallies to be held Saturdays.

The National Council plans to hold a rally on May 24.