EYNULLA FATULLAYEV CONGRATULATES HIS COLLEAGUES

September 8th, 2009
Yesterday, 7 September, Emin Fatullayev visited his son, imprisoned editor-in-chief of "Gundelik Azerbayjan" and "Realny Azerbayjan" newspapers Eynulla Fatullayev in Prison #12. The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety was told this by Emin Fatullayev. Eynulla does not have any complaints about his health and prison conditions, according to father Fatullayev.

Emin Fatullayev stated that Eynulla Fatullayev congratulated his colleagues for 8 September, International Solidarity Day of Journalists, and sent presents to “Yeni Musavat”, “Azadlig” newspapers and “Media Forum” site.
Gundelik Azerbaijan" and "Realny Azerbaijan" newspapers' editor-in-chief Eynulla Fatullayev was sentenced to 2.5 years of imprisonment on 21 April 2007 for insulting honor and dignity.  Later he was convicted under articles 214.1 (threatening terror), 283.2.2 (incitement of ethnic/national, social or religious hatred abusing authority), and 213.2.2 (tax evasion) of the Criminal Code and was sentenced to 8.5 years of imprisonment on 30 October 2007.