Newspaper editor and correspondent sentenced to 2 and a half year in jail

Newspaper editor and correspondent sentenced to 2 and a half year in jail
# 16 May 2007 14:54 (UTC +04:00)
Jalal Aliyev’s suit was justified. Editor-in-chief of the newspaper Rovshen Kebirli and correspondent Yashar Agazade were sentenced to two and a half year in jail.
After the verdict was announced Kebirli told the APA exclusively that the court decision was unjust. The lawyer Reshid Hajili also protested to the decision.
Jalal Aliyev’s representative Ikram Shirinov said they do not protest to the verdict.
Kebirli and Agazade were taken to Bayil detention place #1.
Jalal Aliyev sued Mukhalifet newspaper for the article “AMAY – trade mark of the Aliyevs” which was published on February 27, 2007. /APA/
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED