President Emomali Rahmon's brother-in-law has been shot dead
Police in Tajikistan say President Emomali Rahmon's brother-in-law has been shot dead in Dushanbe, the Radio Liberty reports.
According to officials, Kholmumin Safarov, 57, was found dead after being shot in the head several times by unknown assailants on June 13.
The shooting is reported to have occurred as he was returning to his home after evening prayers at a nearby mosque.
No further details were given, and police said the investigation is continuing.
“The events held on April 24 on the Armenian Genocide centennial served the main purposes set: raising the international awareness of the Armenian Genocide, formation of public opinion and mobilization to condemn and fight against genocides as crimes against humanity,” the letter highlights.
At least 32 political activists and aid volunteers were killed in a municipal culture center in Şanlıurfa’s district of Suruç on July 20, right before they were due to cross the border to help with rebuilding the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane.
Şeyh Abdurrahman Alagöz, a 20-year-old university student registered in Adıyaman province, has been identified as the suicide bomber who carried out the deadly July 20 attack at a municipal culture center in Şanlıurfa’s Suruç district, which killed at least 32 activists planning to cross the border to help rebuild the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane.