Journalist Khadija Ismayilova released

Journalist Khadija Ismayilova released

The Supreme Court of Azerbaijan made a decision on May 25th to release journalist Khadija Ismayilova, Trend reports.

A cassation appeal by Ismayilova was considered by the Supreme Court, under the chairmanship of Judge Ali Seyfaliyev on May 25th, and the Court sentenced her to conditional imprisonment term of three years and six months, Ismayilova's lawyer Fakhraddin Mehdiyev told Trend.

Earlier, the Baku Court of Grave Crimes sentenced Khadija Ismayilova to 7.5 years in prison.

Ismayilova's lawyers then filed a cassation appeal against the decision.