BIZIM YOL REPORTER GOES TO COURT

March 2nd, 2011
“Bizim Yol” newspaper employee Ramid Ibrahimov went to court to sue Nasimi District Police Station #21 for its refusal to launch criminal case on the fact that he was beaten, Ibrahimov reported to the Institute for Reporter’s Freedom and Safety today.

“My complaint had been considered in Police Station #21 and chief investigator Yashar Isayev decided not to launch criminal case on the fact on January, 6, 2011. I consider that a wrong  decision was made and it must be abolished and also Isayev must be punished,” said the journalist.
BACKGROUND
On November 26, Bizim yol 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 73 A. Tobpcubasov Street, where a building was being demolished to make room for the “Winter Park” project.
“Bizim yol” daily newspaper has been operating since 2003.