EYNULLA FATULLAYEV VISITED BY FATHER

October 8th, 2009
Yesterday, 7 October, 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’s health is normal and he does not have any complaints about prison conditions or his health, according to father Fatullayev. “A lot of congratulation letters came   from various places for Eynulla Fatullayev who turned 33 on 25 September. He thanked IRFS staff and everybody who sent congratulation letters for him,” said Emin Fatullayev.
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.