Azerbaijan has 1,802 registered mosques, 10 churches, six Synagogues

16/6/2011 The figures were given by the chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, Hidayat Orujov, in his report to an international conference of human rights commissioners on "Ethnic Minorities and Cultural Rights of Migrants: Legal Aspects and Implementation" in Baku today. He said that, according to the statistics, 96% of the Azerbaijani population ...

Azerbaijan against separatist churches in occupied Territories

Azerbaijan, Baku, Trend T. Jafarov / Supporting the construction of churches in Azerbaijan's occupied territories is equivalent to backing Armenian separatism, Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with Religious Associations Hidayat Orujov told media today. The Holy Virgin Protection Russian Orthodox Church is currently being built in Nagorno Karabakh. Orujev added that it is illegal to build a ...