Pardon Commission under Azerbaijani President has started holding meetings. The commission told mass media that four or five meetings will be held by the end of December. The first meeting was held on December 8. The commission members gave information about the presented applications. The next meeting will be held this week. The problem of the imprisoned journalists has not been discussed yet. The recent pardon decree was issued in Azerbaijan on August 26, 2008. That pardon decree was applied to 96 prisoners.
Source: APA IA