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BAKU, AZERBAIJAN. Guests at the engagement party of dissident and opposition activist Adnan Hajizade and fiancé Parvana Perisiani at the high end restaurant Chio Chio San in Baku, Azerbaijan on October 10, 2011.  After serving 16 months in jail in 2009 and 2010 on charges of hooliganism after making a video attacking the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, that labeled him a donkey, Hajizade and a colleague, Emin Milli were released in November 2010; Hajizade and Persiani were engaged in early October 2011.

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN. Guests at the engagement party of dissident and opposition activist Adnan Hajizade and fiancĂ© Parvana Perisiani at the high end restaurant Chio Chio San in Baku, Azerbaijan on October 10, 2011. After serving 16 months in jail in 2009 and 2010 on charges of hooliganism after making a video attacking the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, that labeled him a donkey, Hajizade and a colleague, Emin Milli were released in November 2010; Hajizade and Persiani were engaged in early October 2011.