No.: 379/2006

Date: 15 Sept 2006

   

  The Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva,

  Please circulate this letter to Special Rapporteur on Independence of Judges and Lawyers

CC       Mrs. Harrison, Amnesty International, London

 

  Dear sir/madam

Re    COMPLAINT AGAINST MR. KAMRANI’S TRIAL IN A CLOSED SESSION

We are providing you the translation of a recent news item posted on the Webblog of Mr. Saleh Kamrani, which has also been confirmed by ASMEK and Hag and other news media of Southern Azerbaijan. This court was held in a closed session and we believe that this contravene Mr. Saleh Kamrani’s human rights. We therefore wish to complain against this irregular proceeding, although we have not consulted with Mr. Kamrani, his wife or with his lawyer in raising this complaint. The fact is that his detention has been illegal in the first place, the accusation is not recognisable is vague and now the proceedings of his trial are also conducted in an illegal fashion. We request you to investigate this case with high urgency and follow up the situation when a sentence is delivered.

Yours faithfully,

Boyuk Resuloglu

For and on behalf of

The Committee for the Defence of the Rights of World Azerbaijanis

 

The Translation of the News Item on Mr. Saleh Kamrani

The first court session was held against the detained lawyer of the national movement of Southern Azerbaijan, Mr. Salhe Kamrani!

 

The first session of the trial of Mr Saleh Kamrani was held on Wednesday 13 September 2006 at 11.30 in Branch 13 of the Penal Court of the Revolutionary Court. He has been in detention since 14 June 2006.

 

This trial was a closed session and took approximately one and half hour. According to the statement by Mrs. Mina ESGERI, (the wife of Mr. Kamrani) Mr. Kamrani was in good spirit when entering to the court and when leaving there. The court sentence will be issued in the next few days. The only accusation against Mr. Kamrani is “propaganda against the system” and according to Article 500 of Islamic Penal Code, the penalty is imprisonment with a term from 3 months to one year.

 

This news Item was Posted on Thursday 14 September 2006.

The Source Text in as published in http://salehkamrani.blogspot.com/

 

اولين جلسه دادگاه وكيل دستگير شدگان حركت ملي آذربايجان، آقاي كامراني، برگزار شد!

اولين جلسه رسيدگي به اتهامات آقاي صالح كامراني كه از 24 خردادماه سال 1385 دستگير شده بود در روز چهارشنبه (22/06/1385) ساعت 11:30 در شعبه 13 كيفري دادگاه انقلاب برگزار گرديد.اين جلسه كه غير علني برگزار مي شد حدود يك و نيم ساعت به طول انجاميد .بنا به گفته خانم مينا اصغري، همسر آقاي صالح كامراني، آقاي كامراني در بدو ورود به دادگاه و هنگام خروج از دادگاه از روحيه بسيار بالايي برخوردار بودند.
قرار است در عرض چند روز آينده راي دادگاه اعلام شود.
تنها اتهام آقاي كامراني از سوي دادگاه تبليغ عليه نظام مي باشد كه بنا به اصل 500 قانون مجازات اسلامي مجازاتش 3 ماه الي يك سال حبس مي باشد.

تاريخ ارسال خبر 23/06/1385

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