BEATEN JOURNALISTS IN NAKHCHIVAN APPEAL TO PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE

August 28th, 2008
Today (28 August) Radio Liberty correspondents Malahet Nasibova and Ilgar Nasibov, and Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety correspondent Elman Abbasov

who were beaten by members of the village's administration and the chairman of the municipality while reporting on a conflict between villagers and police in Babek Region’s Nehrem village,  have appealed to Babek region’s Prosecutor’s office and Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Prosecutor’s Office.
In their appeal, the journalists demand the investigation of the incident, punish those who attacked them, and bring them to responsibility according to article 163 of Criminal Code of Azerbaijan.