Daily Archives: Tuesday March 14th, 2017

On 14 March, Sumgayit Court of Appeal held a hearing on the appeal brought by Rufat and Rovshan Zahidov, relatives of the exiled editor-in-chief of Azadliq newspaper and the founder of Turan TV, Ganimat Zahid. By the court’s decision, Baku Grave Crimes Court’s judgment was revised and the 6-year jail sentences of Rufat and Rovshan Zahidov were reduced by one year. (more…)
On 14 March, the Supreme Court chaired by Judge Imran Hajigayibov held a hearing on the cassation appeal against the decision of the preliminary hearing of Baku Appeal Court of 13 December 2016. Giyas Ibrahimov did not attend the proceedings. Youth activist’s lawyer Elchin Sadigov made a speech on the cassation appeal. “As you know, my client has been convicted for writing a slogan on former president Heydar Aliyev’s statue. We lodged numerous