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Azerbaijani journalist Rafig Tagi is among 70 individuals who have been memorialized at the Washington-based News and Information Museum for giving their lives to their profession in 2011.
Journalist Rafig Tagi was murdered when he was 61. He was stabbed on November 19th last year, and 4 days later he died at Central Clinical
Hospital. Rafig Tagi is the second Azerbaijani journalist murdered in recent years, following Elmar Huseynov, who was shot dead on his doorstep in
With this year's additions, there are now 2,156 journalists honored on the memorial, the first death dating from 1837. There are 8 Azerbaijani journalists among them: Molodyoj Azerbaydjana newspaper correspondent Salatin Asgerova who died during the Karabakh war in 1991; correspondents of Azerbaijani Television Ali Mustafayev and Fakhraddin Shahbazov, who died in a helicopter crash in 1991; ANS TV correspondent Chingiz Mustafayev, who died in 1992 while reporting on the Karabakh war; Reuters news agency correspondent Adil Bunyadov who died during 2005 unrest in Baku; Monitor magazine editor-in-chief Elmar Huseynov; and Talishi-Sado newspaper editor-in-chief Novruzali Mammadov, who died in prison in 2009.
Video Description: AZERBAIJANI JOURNALIST HONORED BY US NEWS AND INFORMATION MUSEUM