LAWSUIT AGAINST “BAKI KHABAR’ NOT FULFILLED

July 18th, 2008
Today (18 July) in the Yasamal District Court, under the chairmanship of Judge Ragib Gurbanov, a court hearing on Tatyana Chaladze’s lawsuit against “Baki Khabar” Newspaper was concluded.

Editor-in-Chief of “Baki Khabar” Newspaper Aydin Guliyev told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety that based on the expertise, the judge adopted a decision not to fulfill T. Chaladze’s lawsuit.


Recall that on 29 January 2008, Tatyana Chaladze filed a lawsuit against "Baki Khabar" Newspaper because of the article "Tatyana Chaladze was Given Two Houses," which was published in the 13 April 2007 edition of the newspaper. Chaladze assessed the article as damaging to her dignity and business reputation. T. Chaladze was seeking the publication of a refutation and the institution of a 50,000 AZN fine against the newspaper’s editorial office. The article was sent for expert analysis to determine if it does in fact damage Chaladze’s Chaladze’s honor and dignity. However, the expertise cleared that the article didn’t contain this kind of expressions.