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(unofficial translation, emphasis added)

Criminal Code of the Azerbaijan Republic (excerpts)

Enacted by the Statute 787-IQ of the 30th December 1999

Aggravating circumstances
Article 61. Circumstances aggravating punishment
61.1. Circumstances aggravating punishment are the following:
(...)
61.1.6. Commitment of a crime on grounds of national, racial, religious hatred or fanaticism, revenge from lawful actions of other persons, with mercenary purpose or other low prompting, and also with a purpose to hide other crime or to mitigate its commitment;
(...)

Article 120. Deliberate murder
(...)
120.2. Deliberate murder:
(...)
120.2.12. on motive of national, racial, religious hatred or enmity
(...) shall be punished by imprisonment for the term from twelve up to fifteen years or life imprisonment.