Tag archive of Khural newspaper chief editor Avaz Zeynalli

Avaz Zeynalli’s and his lawyer’s appeal heard

On February 27 Baku Appeals Court heard an appeal filed by Khural newspaper chief editor Avaz Zeynalli and his lawyer Elchin Sadigov against October 9, 2012 decision of the Baku Administrative-Economic Court #2, which denied the journalist’s lawsuit against Baku Investigative Prison. Judge Ulvi Mayilov presided over the hearing. (more…)

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Statement: Free Zeynalli, stop attacks on media freedom

Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS) strongly denounces the 16-month pre-trial detention of Khural newspaper chief editor Avaz Zeynalli and calls on the government for his immediate release and rehabilitation. IRFS resolutely condemns the public prosecutor’s request for 11-year jail sentence for Avaz Zeynalli, and considers this move as another calculated attack on media freedom amid pre-election crackdown.  (more…)

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