Chairman of Press Council: “We would like imprisoned journalists to be pardoned till the New Year”

Chairman of Press Council: “We would like imprisoned journalists to be pardoned till the New Year”
# 18 December 2008 10:56 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Kamala Gulieva-APA. “We would like imprisoned journalists to be pardoned till the New Year”, Aflatun Amashov, Chairman of the Press Council said, APA reports.
The Press Council appealed on amnesty of four imprisoned journalists (Ganimat Zahid, Eynulla Fatullayev, Mirza Sakit, Mushfig Husseinov ) and the Council focuses on the issue every time. Chairman of the Council underlined that journalists received half punishment and it would be expedient to pardon them taking their children, old parents into consideration.
Amashov added that decision was expected to pass on establishment of Media Support Fund early in 2009.
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