STUDENT-JOURNALIST ELMIN BADALOV FILES APPEAL

May 10th, 2010
Poligon information Agency’s editor Elmin Badalov, who was dismissed from the State Oil Academy (SOAA), filed an appeal against the decision issued by the Nasimi District Court on 5 April.

The Institute for Reporters` Freedom and Safety was told this by Elmin Badalov. He said that he submitted the appeal to the Nasimi District Court on 5 May.
Elmin Bedelov was dismissed from the State Oil Academy on 19 January 2010. On 12 November 2009 Elmin Bedelov published an article on pia.az website (“Reportage from Azerbaijan State Oil Academy”) regarding bribe cases and financial frauds in the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy. The student-journalist claims that pressure used against him and his failures are related to his article. On 17 February he appealed to the Nasimi District Court to restore his rights. But his lawsuit was not fulfilled.