Tag archive of Nijat Aliyev

Supreme Court Rejects Journalist’s Appeal

  Summary: Hearing 1 (April 7) At the hearing, journalist Nijat Aliyev’s lawyer Yalchin Imanov defended the cassation appeal and asked for suspension of the criminal case against the journalist; The presiding judge decided to reject the cassation appeal and to uphold Baku Appeal Court’s verdict of June 27, 2014. Supreme Court under the chairmanship of the judge Ingilab Nasirov considered the cassation appeal filed by Nijat Aliyev, the

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Journalist sentenced to administrative detention

On December 2, Sabunchu District Court sentenced Ilkin Mammadli, the acting editor of azadxeber.az website, to 22-days of administrative detention, reported Mammadli’s father. According to the editor’s father, Sabunchu district police office confirmed his son’s detention and told him that he had been charged under Article 296 (minor hooliganism) of the Code of Administrative Offences. Mammadli’s relatives say he was taken away by unknown

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