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Çingiz Fuad oğlu Mustafayev
|Born||Çingiz Fuad oğlu Mustafayev
29 August 1960
Baku, Azerbaijani SSR
|Died||15 June 1992
|Resting place||Martyrs' Lane|
|Subject||Politics, freedom of press, human rights|
|Notable awards||National Hero of Azerbaijan (1992)|
Rafiga Mustafayeva (m. 1990)
Chingiz Mustafayev (Azerbaijani: Çingiz Fuad oğlu Mustafayev; August 29, 1960 – June 15, 1992) was an independent Azerbaijani journalist, posthumously bestowed the state order National Hero of Azerbaijan. Mustafayev, with the medical degree and no formal background in journalism save for a year of on the job training, created a video record of the early stages of the First Nagorno-Karabakh War, most of the documentary had to be shot from the frontline which ultimately was the cause of his abrupt death due to mortar wounds.
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