PRELIMINARY HEARING HELD ON “NOTA” NEWSPAPER’S LAWSUIT AGAINST PRESS COUNCIL

June 2nd, 2009
Today, 2 June, a preliminary hearing took place in the Binagadi District Court on the lawsuit of "Nota" Newspaper Editor-in-chief Substitute Sardar Alibayli against the Press Council and the Council’s Chairman Aflatun Amashov. The hearing was chaired by Judge Mirheydar Seyidov.

Plaintiff Sardar Alibayli and Press Council’s representative Rahim Huseynzade on behalf of defendant participated in the hearing.
Judge M.Seyidov scheduled the first hearing on this case for 18 June at 10:00 a.m.
"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.