Ilham Aliyev pardons blogger Alexander Lapshin
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 11
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order to pardon Israeli citizen Alexander Lapshin Sept. 11.
According to the order, 41-year-old Lapshin, who has been sentenced to three years in prison upon the Baku Grave Crimes Court’s decision dated July 20, 2017, is to be released.
The order comes into force from the date of signing.