Tag archive of Asif Yusifli

Supreme Court Reduces Jail Sentence of Opposition Party Activist Asif Yusifli

Summary: Hearing 1 (May 4) Asif Yusifli’s lawyer Fakhraddin Mehdiyev spoke at the hearing and requested his client’s acquittal; Public prosecutor Mustajab Aliyev gave a very brief speech, deeming the cassational complaint unfounded and requesting its dismissal; The Judicial Chamber decided to reduce Asif Yusifli’s 7.5-year jail sentence by 1 year and 6 months.  The Supreme Court, chaired by judge Ali Seyfaliyev, held a hearing on the cassational

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Opposition activist handed a 7.5 year jail sentence

  On July 30, Baku Grave Crimes Courts resumed the criminal trial of Asif Yusifli, a member of Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP). Judge Zeynal Agayev presided over the hearing.   Asif Yusifli, a member of the APFP Supreme Assembly Presidium and a Karabakh war veteran, was detained on November 25 2014. It was not for another two days that he was officially charged, with fraud and falsification of documents, and sentenced to four months’

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Hearing held on APFP activist Asif Yusifli’s case

  On 2 July, the Baku Court of Grave Crimes, chaired by Judge Zeynal Agayev, held a hearing in the criminal case against APFP Presidium member, Karabakh war veteran Yusifli Asif Gambar oglu and his acquaintance Rafiq Huseynov, both of whom are charged under articles 178.2 (fraud) and 320.1 (falsification of documents) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan. The first person to testify was the victim Farida Zulfugarova. (more…)

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