FATHER VISITS EYNULLA FETULLAYEV

November 17th, 2009
Yesterday, 16 November, Emin Fatullayev visited his son, imprisoned editor-in-chief of "Gundelik Azerbaijan" and "Realniy Azerbaijan" 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 Fatullayev’s father.

According to Emin Fatullayev, the support letters keep coming from different countries of Europe to the editor-in-chief.
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.