SATIRISTS TO SLAMMER.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 116
A court in Azerbaijan sentenced six employees of a satirical newspaper to prison terms of up to five years Thursday for "insulting the honor and dignity" of President Heydar Aliyev. The court in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku sentenced the publisher of the paper to five years in jail after he pleaded guilty to putting out a newspaper specializing in political jokes and satire.
Yeltsin Combative Before Heading West.