Daily Archives: Friday February 17th, 2017

The health of writer and poet Saday Shakarli has worsened again. As reported by the writer’s family on 16 February, he has been moved from Prison #6 to the Treatment Facility of the Ministry of Justice and is currently under medical supervision. Saday Shakarli suffers from diabetes. He previously received treatment in the Treatment Facility of the Ministry of Justice during the period of investigation, when his health declined while being held
Milli Meclis (Parliament) has discussed the newly redrafted law on martial law. First deputy chairman of Milli Meclis, chairman of Defence, Security and Anti-Corruption Committee Ziyafet Asgarov gave information on the bill. Unlike the Law on Martial Law currently in force that consists of 5 chapters and 17 articles, the new bill will comprise six chapters and 27 articles. The draft states that the head of the state shall apply to the parliament