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Human rights defender appeals to Reporters Without Borders: “You have lost your sense of reality”

April 30th, 2020

Last week, Reporters Without Borders released its World Press Freedom Index, ranking Azerbaijan 168th out of 180 countries. Ahmad Shahidov, a human rights defender and head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, protested against this ranking in a video message to Reporters Without Borders. The human rights defender said that Reporters Without […]

Human rights defender appealed to Amnesty International: “Your bias on Azerbaijan is felt”

April 21st, 2020

Amnesty International, headquartered in London, UK, published a biased report on the human rights situation in Azerbaijan on April 16. In its report, Amnesty International seeks to label those held in special quarantine administrative detention as political prisoners and describes the necessary restrictive measures applied in the country as a suppression of human rights and […]

Ahmad Shahidov speaks on Turkish TV about February 26 massacre and international campaign “Justice for Khojaly”

February 26th, 2020

On February 26, the head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, well-known human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov spoke to the Turkish television channel “Ulusal Kanal” about the 28th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide and the international campaign “Justice for Khojaly”.  Connected to the “Gunaydin Turkiye” program of “Ulusal Kanal” TV with […]

Ahmad Shahidov speaks about ways to resolve Nagorno-Karabakh conflict at a roundtable in London

December 2nd, 2019

Ahmad Shahidov, the head of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, who is on a business trip to the UK, spoke at a roundtable in London, on December 2. Human rights defender provided detailed information on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, spoke about the war facing Azerbaijan and its humanitarian implications, and gave extensive information […]

“Azerbaijan wants fair peace” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke at the international conference in Scotland

November 30th, 2019

Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, spoke at the international conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 29 November. Speaking at the international conference organized by “Conscience”, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov stressed the need to apply new approaches to establishing peace in the world, noting the importance of applying the […]

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and its humanitarian consequences in UK Parliament

November 2nd, 2019

International hearings on “UN, Great Powers and Peace” have been held in UK Parliament in London. The event was attended by British MPs, representatives of international organizations, media representatives and public and political activists from around 30 countries. The discussions focused on conflicts around the world, ways to achieve peace and the rights of refugees […]

A protest action was held in front of the Armenian Embassy in Warsaw under the slogan “Karabakh is Azerbaijan!”

October 29th, 2019

A protest action was held in front of the Armenian Embassy in Poland today. During the protest action organized by the Union of Polish Azerbaijanis, slogans were heard: “Karabakh is Azerbaijan!”, “Stop the occupation!”, “Freedom to the Azerbaijani hostages!” During the nearly 1 hour protest, participants spoke in Azerbaijani, Russian, English and Polish languages about […]

“Presidency in Non-Aligned Movement opens new opportunities for Azerbaijan” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to Iran’s “Sahar” channel

October 27th, 2019

Speaking to “Free Arena” program at “Sahar” Television of Islamic Republic of Iran, human rights defender Dr. Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the presidency of Azerbaijan in the Non-Aligned Movement for 2019-2022, its priorities for this period and the opportunities that Azerbaijan can achieve in the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. 

Freedom of Assembly, Human Rights and Civil Responsibility – Notes by human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov

October 21st, 2019

In recent days, there has been active discussion on social networks. The topic is related to the protests that were being held in the center of Baku. I will try to evaluate this issue both from the position of a human rights defender and at the same time as a citizen, as well as from […]

“The process of exchanging captives and hostages may take place soon” – Ahmad Shahidov

October 20th, 2019

Azerbaijani civilian hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev may soon be exchanged to Armenian diversant Karen Kazaryan and Araik Kazaryan, a soldier of Armenian armed forces, voluntarily passed to Azerbaijan. In his interview to REAL Television, Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov said. According to Ahmad […]

“Konstantin Zatulin’s activity violates international law” – Ahmad Shahidov told to ARB24 Television

October 20th, 2019

The illegal participation of Konstantin Zatulin, the deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots, who is known for his pro-Armenian position, in the said “forum” is another provocation against Azerbaijan.  Commenting to ARB24 Television on this, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov said that the actions […]

The President’s statement “Karabakh is Azerbaijan!” has been discussed on Leader Television

October 16th, 2019

On October 16, “Vatanim Azerbaijan” program of Leader Television discussed the speech of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev at the Plenary Session of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Valday International Discussion Club and his statement “Karabakh is Azerbaijan!”. The guests of presenter Elvin Abdulkadirov were the coordinator of the Information Center […]

When will Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev be exchanged? – Discussions on “ATV Actual” program

October 11th, 2019

On October 10, the “ATV Actual” program of ATV Channel discussed the issues of Azerbaijan’s national interests and representation in international organizations, as well as the process of exchange the Azerbaijani captives and hostages. Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov answered questions from well-known presenter Ariz […]

How do we protect the national interests of Azerbaijan on international platforms? | “Day Overview” program | ARB TV

October 9th, 2019

The “Day Overview” program of ARB Television discusses the national interests of Azerbaijan and its representation on international platforms. Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov was a guest of the “Day Overview” program of ARB Television and answered the questions of well-known presenter Ibrahim Mammadov.  […]

The issues of Nagorno Karabakh conflict and Azerbaijani hostages were discussed at the international human rights conference in London

October 4th, 2019

Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov attended an international human rights conference in London, UK, on 4 October. The international conference “Armed Conflicts, Peace and Human Rights”, supported by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, listened to reports on conflicts around the world, war […]

Human rights defender appeals to Reporters Without Borders: “You have lost your sense of reality”

April 30th, 2020

Last week, Reporters Without Borders released its World Press Freedom Index, ranking Azerbaijan 168th out of 180 countries. Ahmad Shahidov, a human rights defender and head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, ...

Human rights defender appealed to Amnesty International: “Your bias on Azerbaijan is felt”

April 21st, 2020

Amnesty International, headquartered in London, UK, published a biased report on the human rights situation in Azerbaijan on April 16. In its report, Amnesty International seeks to label those held in special quarantine administrative detention ...

Ahmad Shahidov speaks on Turkish TV about February 26 massacre and international campaign “Justice for Khojaly”

February 26th, 2020

On February 26, the head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, well-known human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov spoke to the Turkish television channel “Ulusal Kanal” about the 28th anniversary of the Khojaly ...

Ahmad Shahidov speaks about ways to resolve Nagorno-Karabakh conflict at a roundtable in London

December 2nd, 2019

Ahmad Shahidov, the head of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, who is on a business trip to the UK, spoke at a roundtable in London, on December 2. Human rights defender provided ...

“Azerbaijan wants fair peace” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke at the international conference in Scotland

November 30th, 2019

Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, spoke at the international conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 29 November. Speaking at the international conference organized by “Conscience”, human rights defender Ahmad ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and its humanitarian consequences in UK Parliament

November 2nd, 2019

International hearings on “UN, Great Powers and Peace” have been held in UK Parliament in London. The event was attended by British MPs, representatives of international organizations, media representatives and public and political activists from ...

A protest action was held in front of the Armenian Embassy in Warsaw under the slogan “Karabakh is Azerbaijan!”

October 29th, 2019

A protest action was held in front of the Armenian Embassy in Poland today. During the protest action organized by the Union of Polish Azerbaijanis, slogans were heard: “Karabakh is Azerbaijan!”, “Stop the occupation!”, “Freedom ...

“Presidency in Non-Aligned Movement opens new opportunities for Azerbaijan” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to Iran’s “Sahar” channel

October 27th, 2019

Speaking to “Free Arena” program at “Sahar” Television of Islamic Republic of Iran, human rights defender Dr. Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the presidency of Azerbaijan in the Non-Aligned Movement for 2019-2022, its priorities for this ...

Freedom of Assembly, Human Rights and Civil Responsibility – Notes by human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov

October 21st, 2019

In recent days, there has been active discussion on social networks. The topic is related to the protests that were being held in the center of Baku. I will try to evaluate this issue both ...

“The process of exchanging captives and hostages may take place soon” – Ahmad Shahidov

October 20th, 2019

Azerbaijani civilian hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev may soon be exchanged to Armenian diversant Karen Kazaryan and Araik Kazaryan, a soldier of Armenian armed forces, voluntarily passed to Azerbaijan. In his interview to REAL ...

“Konstantin Zatulin’s activity violates international law” – Ahmad Shahidov told to ARB24 Television

October 20th, 2019

The illegal participation of Konstantin Zatulin, the deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots, who is known for his pro-Armenian position, in the said “forum” is ...

The President’s statement “Karabakh is Azerbaijan!” has been discussed on Leader Television

October 16th, 2019

On October 16, “Vatanim Azerbaijan” program of Leader Television discussed the speech of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev at the Plenary Session of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Valday International Discussion ...

When will Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev be exchanged? – Discussions on “ATV Actual” program

October 11th, 2019

On October 10, the “ATV Actual” program of ATV Channel discussed the issues of Azerbaijan’s national interests and representation in international organizations, as well as the process of exchange the Azerbaijani captives and hostages. Coordinator ...

How do we protect the national interests of Azerbaijan on international platforms? | “Day Overview” program | ARB TV

October 9th, 2019

The “Day Overview” program of ARB Television discusses the national interests of Azerbaijan and its representation on international platforms. Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov was ...

The issues of Nagorno Karabakh conflict and Azerbaijani hostages were discussed at the international human rights conference in London

October 4th, 2019

Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov attended an international human rights conference in London, UK, on 4 October. The international conference “Armed Conflicts, Peace and Human ...

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