Investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova claimed at a court hearing today that court records in her case are being “falsified”, Trend news agency reports.
Two of investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova’s former colleagues, Ulkar Guliyeva and Farid Abdullayev, gave testimony her trial today, according to Trend.
Courts were busy today with two cases lodged against investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, although she was only able to attend one set of proceedings.
As Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova stood trial in Baku today, she was simultaneously announced a winner of a prestigious activism prize in New York.
Azerbaijani journalist Rasim Aliyev died yesterday in a Baku hospital after being severely beaten by a group of attackers on Saturday.
At the latest court hearing in the case of imprisoned journalist Khadija Ismayilova, her original accuser once again said Ismayilova did not commit the offense for which she is now on trial, Radio Azadliq reports.
Journalists from Azadliq Radio forced to wait outside during a hearing in the trial of journalist Khadija Ismayilova were later attacked by two people emerging from the court.
Pro-media freedom advocates today protested outside Azerbaijan’s embassy in Moldova’s capital of Chisinau, demanding the Azerbaijani government release imprisoned investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, Moldovan newspaper Ziarul De Garda reported.
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