Journalist Khadija Ismayilova exempted from fine imposed on her
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 22
By Samir Ali - Trend:
In accordance with the pardon act, the execution of which started in Azerbaijan June 15, journalist Khadija Ismayilova has been exempted from the fine imposed on her, Ismayilova’s lawyer Fakhraddin Mehdiyev told Trend.
The lawyer said Ismayilova was fined 2,500 manats in accordance with a court decision.
Khadija Ismayilova was fined in accordance with the decision of Baku City Binagadi District Court on charges of insulting the honor and dignity.
The journalist was in prison at the time when she was fined. She was sentenced to conditional imprisonment term by the court and released May 25, 2016.