Today, 6 August, under the chairmanship of judge Mirheydar Seyidov a hearing took place in the Binagadi District Court on the lawsuit of "Nota" Newspaper Editor-in-chief Substitute Sardar Alibeyli against the Press Council and the Council’s Chairman Aflatun Amashov.
Plaintiff Sardar Alibayli and Press Council’s representative Rahim Huseynzade on behalf of the defendant participated in the hearing.
Judge M.Seyidov issued a verdict not to fulfill S.Alibeyli’s lawsuit.
S.Alibeyli told IRFS that he will file an appeal against the decision of Judge M.Seyidov.
"Nota" Newspaper Editor-in-chief Substitute Sardar Alibayli appealed to court regarding the Press Council’s inclusion “Nota” Newspaper’s name on the list of the racketeering newspapers. In the lawsuit the plaintiff demands that this decision be considered unfounded and Press Council be fined 10 000 AZN.
Note that the judge did not permit IRFS employees to take pictures and to film the hearing.