Mirza Khazar, former editor-in-chief of the Azerbaijani Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, has passed away, APA reports.
Mirza Khazar died on January 31 in Germany.
Mirza Kerim oglu Mikayilov known as Mirza Khazar was born October 29, 1947, Goychay region of Azerbaijan, He was an eminent Azerbaijani author, political analyst, anchorman, radio journalist, publisher, and translator. Mirza Khazar is a Mountain Jew. He also is known as Mirza Michaeli.
In July 1973, Mirza Khazar completed his graduation at the law faculty at the Azerbaijan State University. From August 1973 to January 1974, he worked as a lawyer in Sumgait.
In June 1974, he immigrated to Israel and attended special courses for lawyers from the USSR at Tel-Aviv University. From June 1975 to January 1976, he served in the Israel Defense Forces.
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