JOURNALIST’S APPEAL NOT FULFILLED

December 14th, 2010
On the 14th of December, the Appeals Court heard the lawsuit of journalist Gulnaz Gambarli against Editor-in-Chief of the magazine tilted Sevinj Osmangizi and Sevinj Osmangizi (Mirzayeva), who is also a member of Azerbaijani Parliament.

Judge Ilgar Huseynov  announced the decision to dismiss the appeal.
Gulnaz Gambarli’s lawyer Elmar Suleymanov told IRFS  that the decision was not fair and they would be filing an appeal with Supreme Court against the decision.
BACKGROUND
Journalist Gulnaz Gambarli appealed to the court as Sevinj Osmangizi refused to make necessary notes in her employment records after Gambarli was dismissed from her job. Gambarli says that she was employed in the Magazine from April to October, 2009. Yasamal District Court rejected the lawsuit on 27 July 2010. Gambarli filed an appeal against the decision with the Court of Appeals.