A LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST VUSAL HASANOV

January 21st, 2008
A group of women who were insulted by Vusal Hasanov during the last hearing for imprisoned “Azadlig” Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Ganimat Zahid have filed a lawsuit against him. Recall that Zahid, was arrested on the basis of complaint filed by Hasanov, claiming that Zahid attacked him, inflicting bodily harm.

The complaint from the women was sent to Yasamal District Prosecutor, Yasamal District Court and Yasamal District Police Department, and they are seeking to have a criminal case instituted against Vusal Hasanov.  
Azerbaijan Popular Front Party’s Women Council chairman Solmaz Huseynova told this to the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety, and added that, lawyer Elchin Sadigov will defend their rights.