The first trial session of Almaty municipal
The first trial
session of Almaty municipal court took place on January 17 2002.
During the session the defendant presented a petition on leaving the
suit of R. M. Aliyev without consideration due to the fact that
according to requirements of the law “On mass media” R. M. Aliyev
first of all had to appeal with request to publish a refutation, and
than appeal to court. The court did not satisfy the given petition.
The defendant presented one more petition. In accordance with the
Civil Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the representative office
of “Internews network” in Kazakhstan is not a legal entity and
according to the statute on the Representative office of Internews
Network in Kazakhstan does not bear independent responsibility, but
the proper defendant - Internews Network USA shall bear the
responsibility. This petition was declined. However the court
satisfied the petition of R. M. Aliyev on demanding additional
proofs from the representative office of Internews Network in
During this trial
session R. M. Aliyev declared that he excludes points 3 and 4 from
the statement of claim.