MOTHER NOT ALLOWED TO VISIT SAKIT ZAHIDOV IN PRISON

March 17th, 2008
“Azadlig” Newspaper satiric/journalist Sakit Zahidov’s mother Hadija Zahidova is not allowed to visit her imprisoned son.

Sakit Zahidov’s wife Rena Zahidov told this to the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety today. According to R. Zahidova, H. Zahidov attempted to visit Sakit Zahidov on March 15 at the Justice Ministry’s Chief Medical Treatment Facility, but was not granted access. R. Zahidova also noted that S. Zahidov is not given “political” newspaper in prison.