GANIMAT ZAHID SUFFERS FROM RHEUMATISM

October 27th, 2009
Yesterday, 26 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. “Although Ganimat Zahid does not have any complaints about prison conditions, he does have some health problems,” said Mursaliyeva.
“Ganimat Zahid’s rheumatism pains became stronger because of the changes in the weather,” noted A.Mursaliyeva.
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.