Criminal case against Mehman Huseynov terminated (UPDATE)

Politics Materials 22 January 2019 11:35 (UTC +04:00)
The criminal case against Mehman Huseynov has been terminated

Details added (first version posted at 10:49).

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 22


The criminal case against Mehman Huseynov has been terminated, Trend reports referring to to the press service of the Prosecutor General of Azerbaijan on Jan. 22.

A group of human rights defenders, as well as Mehman Huseynov, who is serving a sentence in correctional institution No. 14, had appealed to the head of state to ensure an objective investigation conducted against Huseynov.

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, for whom the principles of justice and humanism are always a priority, took the appeals into account and gave recommendations to the General Prosecutor’s Office to conduct an objective investigation of the criminal case, to take all necessary measures provided by law to make a fair and humane decision.