Staff of Closed-Down Newspaper Azadliq Summoned for Interrogation Again

February 16th, 2017

On 16 February, Azadliq newspaper editor Sujaddin Sharifov and employee Khayal Babayev were summoned to the Serious Crimes Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General’s Office. They were separately interrogated in connection with the criminal case launched against Azadliq financial director Faig Amirli. Sharifov was questioned by investigator Agil Alakbarov, and Babayev by investigator Anar Damirchiyev. Note that, the journalists had already been interrogated once about Amirli’s case previously.