FAMILY VISITS MUSHFIG HUSEYNOV

December 1st, 2008
The family of imprisoned “Bizim Yol” Newspaper correspondent Mushfig Huseynov visited him in prison #2.

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety was told this by Mushfig’s relative Javidan Huseynov.
Salt Saturday, 29 November, Mushfig’s wife and two children visited the journalist. He does not have any complaints about prison conditions or the attitude of toward him,” said J.Huseynov.
Recall that Mushfig Huseynov was convicted under Article 311.1 (receiving of a bribe) of the Criminal Code and on 21 January 2008 was sentenced by Grave Crimes Court Judge Jamal Ramazanov to 6 years of imprisonment, followed by 2 year ban on his writing activity.  However, this sentence was reduced to 5 years through a decision adopted by Appellate Court Judge Sahibkhan Mirzayev on 4 April 2008.