Court Proceedings on Tax Inspection of Radio Liberty Begin

Summary: Hearing 1 (June 23)  While evaluating the eligibility of the legal representatives, the judge discovered that Adil Ismayilov’s power of attorney had been issued by RFERL Inc Company. The power of attorney was attached to the lawsuit. The judge said the power of attorney did not specify whether it authorized Adil Ismayilov to act as the defendant, the plaintiff, or their representative, nor in which specific court. Adil Ismayilov responded that the Prosecutor’s Office had seized all the documents, including the stamp, during the...

Court Proceedings Kick Off over Tax Inspection of Radio Liberty

Summary: Hearing 1  While checking the parties’ eligibility to represent the institutions, the judge found out that Adil Ismayilov’s power of attorney had been issued by RFERL.İnc Company. The power of attorney was attached to the statement of claim. The judge said the power of attorney did not specify whether it authorized Adil Ismayilov to act as the defendant or the plaintiff or their representative and in what specific court. Adil Ismayilov replied that the employees of the prosecutor’s office had seized all documents, including...

Journalist interrogated at investigation department

 Journalist Islam Shikhali, who cooperates with Radio Liberty, told reporters that he had been questioned at the Serious Crimes Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General’s Office on 28 September.   According to Shikhali, during the interrogation he was asked about the identities of journalists cooperating with Meydan TV, whether he received a salary from Radio Liberty, and where he lives. The interrogation comes in the wake of a police search of his home on 26 September, when his computer, camera and memory card were seized. Officials did not...
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