Hilal Mammadov keeps his mouth and ears shut in protest to closed trial

Tolishi Sado newspaper chief editor Hilal Mammadov chose to keep his mouth and ears shut during the February 6th hearing on his case, to protest against closed trial, journalist’s lawyer Ramiz Mammadov reported to the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Judge Azer Orujov presided over the hearing. According to the lawyer, in protest to the closed hearing, Hilal Mammadov put cotton into his ears, wore a gauze mask and turned his face towards wall, without responding to the questions from the jury. According to Ramiz...
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