Appeal from Parviz Hashimli

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Preliminary hearing in the case of journalist and human rights activist Parviz Hashimli, sentenced to 8 years in prison on charges of smuggling weapons took place in the Baku Court of Appeal on July 7. Protection raised the question on annulment of the sentence of the first instance court and justification. At the preliminary meeting, lawyers petitioned appeal by holding a re-trial. The defense petitioned the change of the preventive measure and interrogation additional witnesses. However, the court rejected all petitions, Turan was told by the lawyer Bahruz Bayramov. The next hearing is scheduled for July 14.

Another convicted in this case, Tavakkyul Gurbanov, also filed an appeal. He complained about the severity of his sentence in the form of 8.5 years in prison.

* An employee of the newspaper “Bizim Yol”, head of the website moderator.az Parviz Hashimli was arrested by the MNS September 17, 2013.

On May 15 Baku Serious Crimes Court passed a sentence and convicted him under the Article 228.2.1 (illegal purchase, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of weapons and ammunition, committed by persons acting in collusion) and 228.2.2 (the same action committed repeatedly) and 206.3.2 (smuggling of persons by prior agreement), and sentenced to years in prison. Under the same Articles the second defendant Tavakkyul Gurbanov was convicted to 8.5 years.

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Appeal from Parviz Hashimli

July 7th, 2014

070700083568
Preliminary hearing in the case of journalist and human rights activist Parviz Hashimli, sentenced to 8 years in prison on charges of smuggling weapons took place in the Baku Court of Appeal on July 7. Protection raised the question on annulment of the sentence of the first instance court and justification. At the preliminary meeting, lawyers petitioned appeal by holding a re-trial. The defense petitioned the change of the preventive measure and interrogation additional witnesses. However, the court rejected all petitions, Turan was told by the lawyer Bahruz Bayramov. The next hearing is scheduled for July 14.

Another convicted in this case, Tavakkyul Gurbanov, also filed an appeal. He complained about the severity of his sentence in the form of 8.5 years in prison.

* An employee of the newspaper “Bizim Yol”, head of the website moderator.az Parviz Hashimli was arrested by the MNS September 17, 2013.

On May 15 Baku Serious Crimes Court passed a sentence and convicted him under the Article 228.2.1 (illegal purchase, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of weapons and ammunition, committed by persons acting in collusion) and 228.2.2 (the same action committed repeatedly) and 206.3.2 (smuggling of persons by prior agreement), and sentenced to years in prison. Under the same Articles the second defendant Tavakkyul Gurbanov was convicted to 8.5 years.

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