Azerbaijan: arrests and censorship Kifayat Maharramova was ﬁned on 1 May for selling religious literature without the required approval from the State Committee for Work with Religious Organisations. World Watch Monitor Police seized 58 books and 16 CDs from her shop in Gyanja, Azerbaijan’s second city. Earlier in 2017, two booksellers in the capital, Baku, failed to overturn similar fines on appeal. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.