As tensions continue to boil between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the pardon of convicted axe-murderer Ramil Safarov, a poster campaign has popped up in Yerevan calling on passers-by to hunt the Azerbaijani army officer down.
Safarov, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in Hungary for the 2004 beheading of Armenian army Lieutenant Gurgen Margaryan at a NATO training program in Budapest, was extradited to and freed in Azerbaijan last month, causing shock and anger in Armenia.
Photos depicting Yerevan city buses bearing posters announcing an “Open Season for Safarov Hunting” are making the rounds online. The posters reportedly appear in various places throughout the city.
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