GANIMAT ZAHID WILL ATTEND APPELLATE COURT HEARING

April 23rd, 2008
Imprisoned “Azadlig” Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Ganimat (Zahidov) Zahid will participate in the Appellate Court hearing on his appeal.

Defense lawyer Alaif Hasanov told this to the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety yesterday (22 April). Hasanov stated that although G. Zahid does not expect a fair decision from the Appellate Court, he decided to participate in the hearing after some consultations. A. Hasanov added that G. Zahid’s health is normal and he is satisfied with the conditions of his detainment.  Recall that “Azadlig” Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Ganimat Zahid filed an appeal against the decision adopted by Yasamal District Court. The complaint will be considered on 25 April in rgw Baku Appellate Court under the chairmanship of Judge Abid Abdinbayov.