July 2nd, 2010

Today, 2 July, in the Narimanov District Court, under the chairmanship of Judge Rasim Kazimov, a hearing was held on Presidential Administration Head, Academic Ramiz Mehdiyev’s lawsuit against Khural newspaper regarding protection of his honor and dignity and demand of payment for moral damage.

Plaintiff’s representative Anar Bagirov, and defendant, Khural Newspaper Editor-in-chief Avaz Zeynalli participated in the hearing.

After the parties delivered speeches, the judge announced deliberation after which he declared that the lawsuit was fulfilled.


Ramiz Mehdiyev’s lawsuit stems from the article entitled “Ramiz Mehdiyev’s plan against Bakhtiyar Vahabzade!!! Why did the Presidential Administration Head punish people and the Executive Administration head of Shaki?” that was published in Khural newspaper on 23 May, 2010. The plaintiff demanded that a refutation be published and 10, 000 AZN be paid in fines and be transferred to the account of “Umid yeri” Children’s House in Bina settlement.


Khural newspaper has been operating since October 2002 and is published weekly.