JOURNALIST`S HEARING POSTPONED WITH NO DATE FIXED

September 9th, 2011
Today, Yasamal District Court postponed the scheduled court hearing on the lawsuit filed by Natig Gulahmadoglu (Adilov) against Lider TV. Judge Anar Rzayev presided over the hearing.

Representative of plaintiff Intigam Aliyev reported to IRFS today.
Intigam Aliyev reported to IRFS that judge Rzayev decided to stop the execution of said case and submit it for examination. The judge postponed hearing without fixing a date.  
BACKGROUND
 Secretly recorded video footage of Gan Turali and Natig Adilov taken in a hotel room during a training course in Oguz was broadcast on Lider TV in April. Natig Adilov opened a lawsuit against Lider TV channel, stating that the broadcasting of this secretly recorded footage is illegal. He is requesting financial compensation of 100,000 AZN, for the humiliation of his personal dignity, interference with his private life and freedom of expression. He also demands that court to recognize violation of right to respect for private life and task the defendant with an apologize.