Two journalists, one lawyer and two NIDA members among persons pardoned by Azerbaijani President

Baku: The pardon order signed by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev includes the names of several well-known persons as well.

The order applies to editor-in-chief of the Khural Newspaper Avaz Zeynalli, editor-in-chief of the P.S. Nota Newspaper Sardar Alibeyli, lawyer Gurban Mammadov, and members of the board of directors of NIDA Civic Movement Zaur Gurbanli and Uzeyir Mammadli, APA reports.

Note that, a total of 79 prisoners are due to be released under the order signed today by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY