GANIMAT ZAHID HAPPY WITH RECONCILIATION OF “YENİ MUSAVAT” AND “AZADLIG” NEWSPAPERS

October 20th, 2009
Yesterday, 19 October, Ayanda Mursaliyeva visited her husband, imprisoned “Azadlig” Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Ganimat Zahid in prison#17. The Institute for Reporters` Freedom and Safety was told this by Ayanda Mursaliyeva.

Mursaliyeva said that Ganimat Zahid does not have any complaints about prison conditions or his health.
According to Ayanda Mursaliyeva, Ganimat Zahid was happy that the misunderstanding between “Yeni Musavat” and “Azadlig” newspapers was solved peacefully.
Ganimat Zahid was convicted under articles 127.2.3 (hooliganism with intentional infliction of minor bodily harm) and 221 (hooliganism) of the Criminal Code and imprisoned for four years.