BIZIM YOL NEWSPAPER EMPLOYEE`S APPEAL NOT GRANTED

May 6th, 2011
On 6 May, Baku Appeals Court did not fulfill the appeal of Bizim Yol newspaper employee Ramid Ibrahimov against the Nasimi District Court’s judgment not to investigate his alleged beating. Judge Jamal Ramazanov presided over the hearing.

After the hearing, Ramid Ibrahimov reported to IRFS that he and Nasimi District Police Office Police Department # 21 Head Investigator, police Capitan Yashar Isayev attended the hearing. According to Ramid Ibrahimov, deliberation continues 2 -3 minutes, and decision was announced short time.
Media representatives who want to follow hearing were not allowed to enter the court building for an unknown reason.
On November 26, 2010, Bizim Yol (“Our Way”) newspaper employee Ramid Ibrahimov was physically assaulted by a Baku City Executive Office (BCEO) official. The BCEO official attacked him and tried to seize his camera while he was taking photos on A. Topcubasov Street, where a building was being demolished to make room for the “Winter Park” project.