Daily Archives: Monday April 17th, 2017

Additional criminal charges have been levelled against Azadliq newspaper’s distribution director Faig Amirli in Baku Detention Centre #1 on 17 April, Amirli’s lawyer Fakhraddin Mehdiyev has reported. According to the lawyer, the investigative agency charged Amirli under Articles 213.1 (tax evasion) and 308.2 (abuse of office) of the Criminal Code. (more…)
On 17 April, the legal dispute between Azadliq.info and Shirin Abdullayev continued in Yasamal District Court, under presiding judge Ayaz Mammadov. Shirin Abdullayev, who was recognised as a victim during the case of journalist Fikrat Faramazoglu, has sued Azadliq.info, the website of the defunct Azadliq newspaper, over a report on the journalist’s trial authored by the Azadliq.org website and re-posted on Azadliq.info with the title ‘Journalist’s
Deputy Dean of the Theology Faculty of Baku State University (BSU), Docent Nigar Ismayilzade has filed a private prosecution against the fourth year student Zaka Miragayev. The deputy dean appealed to Yasamal District Court with a request to bring the student to justice in accordance with Article 147.2 (libel, involving accusation of a serious or particularly serious crime) of the Criminal Code. (more…)
On 17 April, Baku Administrative Economic Court #1 chaired by Judge Elchin Mammadov held a hearing on Azadliq newspaper and Azadliq.info LLC’s lawsuit against the Baku City Department for Work with Small Business under the Ministry of Taxes. (more…)