IDRAK ABBASOV CONTINUES TO RECEIVE MEDICAL TREATMENT

February 27th, 2009
The health of Idrak Abbasov, journalist-researcher of the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety, is normal.

Idrak Abbasov, who is receiving his treatment in hospital, told this to IRFS. Head of Public Relations Department of the US Embassy to Azerbaijan Terry Davidson visited the journalist yesterday, and the Chairman of the League of Journalists Yadigar Mammadli called and asked about his situation, according to Abbasov.
On 20 February, I. Abbasov was invited to Nakhchivan NSM for a meeting. When he went into the NSM building he was subjected to pressure there and accused of cooperating with Armenians.