MUSHVIG HUSEYNOV VISITED BY RELATIVES

February 9th, 2009
On 7 February, “Bizim Yol” Newspaper Mushvig Huseynov who is serving a five year prison sentence in Prison #2, was visited by his close relatives Server and Javidan Huseynov. Javidan Huseynov told this to the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety. According to him, Mushvig Huseynov has no complaints about his health or prison conditions.

The journalist said that he is worried (anxious) about Minister of Interior Ramil Usubov’s lawsuit against human rights defender Leyla Yunus, but hopes this problem will be solved in Yunus’ favor.
Mushvig Huseynov was convicted under article 311.1(to take bribe) of the Criminal Code and imprisoned for 6 years. Later, the Appellate Court reduced his person term to 5 years.