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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 Scotl ...

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 Azerba ...

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 ...

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 ...

         

Discussions were held on Azerbaijani captives and hostages at “Sedadan sonra” program of Lider Television

September 19th, 2019

On September 19, “Sedadan sonra” program of Lider Television discusses the latest situation with Azerbaijani captives and hostages. Responding to questions from the presenter Anar Rahimov, Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and ...

“Russia’s mediation proposal is a positive step in the issue of captives and hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov speaks to ARB 24 Television

September 10th, 2019

A Russian Foreign Ministry official commented on the exchange of captives and hostages between Azerbaijan and Armenia. “Sides of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict may appeal to Russia to exchange the captives and hostages.” It was stated by ...

“Providing a political asylum to Vitaly Shishkin is an example of the Armenian fascist policy” – Ahmad Shahidov

September 6th, 2019

The Migration Service of Armenia gives refugee status and political asylum to Russian oppositionist, ultra-radical fascist activist Vitaly Shishkin. A statement from the Migration Service says that Shishkin’s life could be endangered if he returned ...

“Visa cancellation for Turkish citizens will bring us closer” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke at “Ulusal Kanal” TV of Turkey

September 1st, 2019

On September 1, Chairman of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in Turkey, was the guest of the program “Basin Turu” at Turkish Television of ...

“Miatsum Union plan will undermine Armenia’s position in international arena” – Ahmad Shahidov

August 24th, 2019

The Miatsum Union has been established in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh. It is reported that the organization will actively participate in socio-political life of the so-called regime. The organization is also expected ...

“Armenian authorities put pressure on Araik Kazaryan’s family” – Ahmad Shahidov

August 20th, 2019

On August 12, Armenian serviceman Kazaryan Araik Khaikovic, who escaped from the Armenia’s military unit in the Fuzuli direction of the front line, was detained by Azerbaijani soldiers. Preliminary interrogation revealed that the Armenian soldier ...

“At the next stage Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev will be released” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to ARB24 Television

July 16th, 2019

Today marks five years since two Azerbaijani civilians, Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by Armenia. Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by the armed forces of Armenia while visiting the ...

“Humanitarian dialogue on our hostages will continue” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to ATV

July 12th, 2019

Today marks five years since two Azerbaijani civilians, Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by Armenia. Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by the armed forces of Armenia while visiting the ...

“Armenia is stepping back on the issue of captives and hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to REAL Television

July 12th, 2019

Today marks five years since two Azerbaijani civilians, Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by Armenia. Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by the armed forces of Armenia while visiting the ...

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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 ...

“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 ...

Armenian separatist attempt at PACE was revealed on “Day Overview” program of ARB Television

October 1st, 2019

On October 1, ARB Television’s “Day Overview” program discussed the provocative action of Armenian separatists during the PACE Autumn Session and the protest action organized by Azerbaijani civil society activists at that event.  Coordinator ...

Armenian separatists’ attempt in PACE was prevented – protest against the “ombudsman” of so-called regime

September 30th, 2019

The Autumn Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe began its work on September 30 in Strasbourg, France. During the session, the Armenian delegation tried to provoke. The Armenian delegation, which organized ...

Discussions about the hostile organizations’ activity against Azerbaijan were held on “Day Overview” program of ARB Television

September 26th, 2019

The activities of “People In Need” and other pro-Armenian organizations that have been working hard against Azerbaijan’s national interests in Europe and trying to undermine official Baku’s image on international platforms have been discussed on ...

“Monument against Talat Pasha in Yerevan is hate crime” – Armenia has been criticized at OSCE

September 25th, 2019

On September 16, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, ...

Calls were made to exchange captives and hostages at OSCE Warsaw Summit

September 24th, 2019

On September 16, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, ...

Recent statements by Nikol Pashinyan have been criticized at the OSCE Warsaw Summit

September 23rd, 2019

On September 16, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, ...

“We will raise the issue of our captives and hostages at the OSCE Meeting in Warsaw” – Ahmad Shahidov

September 20th, 2019

On September 16, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, ...

Discussions were held on Azerbaijani captives and hostages at “Sedadan sonra” program of Lider Television

September 19th, 2019

On September 19, “Sedadan sonra” program of Lider Television discusses the latest situation with Azerbaijani captives and hostages. Responding to questions from the presenter Anar Rahimov, Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and ...

“Russia’s mediation proposal is a positive step in the issue of captives and hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov speaks to ARB 24 Television

September 10th, 2019

A Russian Foreign Ministry official commented on the exchange of captives and hostages between Azerbaijan and Armenia. “Sides of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict may appeal to Russia to exchange the captives and hostages.” It was stated by ...

“Providing a political asylum to Vitaly Shishkin is an example of the Armenian fascist policy” – Ahmad Shahidov

September 6th, 2019

The Migration Service of Armenia gives refugee status and political asylum to Russian oppositionist, ultra-radical fascist activist Vitaly Shishkin. A statement from the Migration Service says that Shishkin’s life could be endangered if he returned ...

“Visa cancellation for Turkish citizens will bring us closer” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke at “Ulusal Kanal” TV of Turkey

September 1st, 2019

On September 1, Chairman of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in Turkey, was the guest of the program “Basin Turu” at Turkish Television of ...

“Miatsum Union plan will undermine Armenia’s position in international arena” – Ahmad Shahidov

August 24th, 2019

The Miatsum Union has been established in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh. It is reported that the organization will actively participate in socio-political life of the so-called regime. The organization is also expected ...

“Armenian authorities put pressure on Araik Kazaryan’s family” – Ahmad Shahidov

August 20th, 2019

On August 12, Armenian serviceman Kazaryan Araik Khaikovic, who escaped from the Armenia’s military unit in the Fuzuli direction of the front line, was detained by Azerbaijani soldiers. Preliminary interrogation revealed that the Armenian soldier ...

“At the next stage Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev will be released” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to ARB24 Television

July 16th, 2019

Today marks five years since two Azerbaijani civilians, Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by Armenia. Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by the armed forces of Armenia while visiting the ...

“Humanitarian dialogue on our hostages will continue” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to ATV

July 12th, 2019

Today marks five years since two Azerbaijani civilians, Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by Armenia. Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by the armed forces of Armenia while visiting the ...

“Armenia is stepping back on the issue of captives and hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to REAL Television

July 12th, 2019

Today marks five years since two Azerbaijani civilians, Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by Armenia. Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by the armed forces of Armenia while visiting the ...

The issue of hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev was discussed at “Gundem” program of ARB24 Television

July 11th, 2019

Today marks five years since two Azerbaijani civilians, Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by Armenia. Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were taken hostage by the armed forces of Armenia while visiting the ...

A meeting was held in the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies

July 4th, 2019

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit to Tbilisi within the framework of the international project, participated in the meeting held on July 4 in Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the humanitarian consequences of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in Tbilisi

July 2nd, 2019

On July 1-5, Tbilisi hosted an event organized by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and the Europe-Georgia Institute. With the participation of socially-active young people mainly from the Eastern Partnership countries – Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine, ...

“Exchange of Elvin Ibrahimov to armenian diversant Zaven Karapetyan is commendable” – Ahmad Shahidov

June 29th, 2019

According to the agreement reached by results of negotiations between the State Commission on Prisoner of War, Missing and Hostages and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), a resident of Yukhari Salahli village ...

The results of the PACE Summer Session were discussed at the “Attention Center” program of Public Television

June 28th, 2019

The Summer Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was held in Strasbourg, France on June 24-28. Several issues were discussed within the framework of the very important session for Azerbaijan, and ...

The discussions on Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev were held in PACE

June 25th, 2019

On June 25, a side event was held in connection with the Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev within the framework of the Summer Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. ...

“Strategic partnership issues between Azerbaijan and Serbia discussed” – Meeting with the Vice President of the Serbian Parliament

June 24th, 2019

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov has met with the Vice President of the Parliament of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Vladimir Marinkovich Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, ...

Ahmad Shahidov met with the president of YUCOM, the leading human rights organization in Serbia

June 20th, 2019

A well-known human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit to Belgrade, capital of Serbia, has met with Ms. Katarina Golubovic, the head of YUCOM, Serbia’s largest human rights organization, on June ...

Ahmad Shahidov visits georgian-orthodox church in Ingiloy-Kotuklu village of Gakh

June 15th, 2019

A well-known human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a visit to Gakh, visited the georgian-orthodox church in Ingiloy-Kotuklu village. Ahmad Shahidov met with the villagers in the church, was interested in their concerns, ...

“Armenian authorities are responsible for the murder of Mayor Agil Omarov ” – Ahmad Shahidov

June 1st, 2019

The units of the armed forces of Armenia, grossly violating the ceasefire regime on the front line, once again carried out a provocation. At a time when the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group pay ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Republic Day on “Ulusal Kanal” TV of Turkey

May 28th, 2019

On May 28, coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in Turkey, was the guest of the program “Gunaydin Turkiye” on Turkish Television ...

Amnesty International’s biased position was discussed at the “Attention Center” program of Public Television

May 24th, 2019

Amnesty International, a British-based organization, has launched an outrageous campaign against Azerbaijan on the eve of the Champions League final match in Baku.  A well-known human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov, who is the guest ...

“Amnesty International fulfills another order against Azerbaijan” – Ahmad Shahidov

May 23rd, 2019

Amnesty International, a British-based organization, has launched an outrageous campaign against Azerbaijan on the eve of the Champions League final match in Baku. A well-known human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov gave a statement to the ...

“Armenia worries that Azerbaijani hostages will be welcomed as a hero” – Ahmad Shahidov

May 21st, 2019

Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia issued a statement on the process of exchanging the captives and hostages on the principle of “All to all” put forward by official Baku. ...

Ahmad Shahidov commented on the latest situation with captives and hostages at ARB 24 channel

May 21st, 2019

In May, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) representatives again visited Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev, Azerbaijani hostages detained by Armenia in the course of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. “We keep visiting people ...

The Eurovision 2019 debate on the live broadcast of “Yeni Musavat” newspaper – Ahmad Shahidov and Samir Asadli

May 20th, 2019

Exchange of different ideas was reflected in today’s live debate on musavat.com’s Facebook and Youtube platforms. Azerbaijan’s failure to get the first place in Eurovision Song Contest and therefore, some people are sad and other ...

“ASAU has a great role in the development of the non-oil sector” – rector Ibrahim Jafarov was declared a friend of the youth

May 14th, 2019

Farid Shahbazli, chairman of Reformist Youth Public Union and human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov, being on a visit to Ganja, visited the Azerbaijan State Agricultural University. They met with the rector of ASAU, correspondent member ...

The “Spring” internship program of the New Azerbaijan Party has discussed social media and individual development

May 13th, 2019

Supported by NAP Ganja city organization and organized by Ganja Training and Resource Center, “Social Media” and “Individual Development” trainings have been successfully completed. yenigence.com reports that the training was held within the “Spring” internship ...

Public debate on youth’s individual development and career plans was held in Sheki city

May 13th, 2019

Yesterday, a public discussion on youth’s development and career plans was held in Sheki, jointly organized by the Sheki City Youth and Sports Department and the Reformist Youth Public Union. At the meeting with active ...

Ahmad Shahidov commented on the latest situation with captives and hostages at ATV channel

May 11th, 2019

Armenian defense minister, Head of the State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons David Tonoyan said recently that talks with the Azerbaijani side on exchanging captives and hostages continue: “We are currently making ...

“There is a need for patriotic youth representing Azerbaijan on international platforms,” – Ahmad Shahidov

May 11th, 2019

A meeting with young people was held in Sheki city on May 11 within the Knowledge Olympiad organized jointly by Istanbul Aydin University and Sheki Training Center.  During the meeting at Sheki Training Center, ...

“Silence on civil hostage Dilgam Asgarov continues” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to ARB 24 channel

April 27th, 2019

Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov in his interview to ARB 24 Television announced the latest updates on the process of exchanging the captives and hostages. ...

A campaign called “Do not believe in false allegations, recognize Khojaly genocide” was launched in Poland

April 22nd, 2019

Taking into account the activation of the armenian diaspora organizations in Europe on the eve of the “false genocide”, the Azerbaijani diaspora activists in Poland have begun a campaign called “Do not believe in false ...

“After the Vienna meeting the process of exchanging the hostages has entered the active phase” – Discussion on “ATV Actual” program

April 18th, 2019

The Vienna meeting of the Azerbaijani President and the Armenian Prime Minister and the Moscow meeting of foreign ministers were discussed at the “ATV Actual” program of the Free Azerbaijan Television. The guests of the ...

Ahmad Shahidov issued a video appeal on the French President’s April 24 decision

April 17th, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron intends to announce the date of the 24th of April in France as the day of so-called “Armenian genocide”. Macron called the 1915 events as “genocide of Armenians” and “a crime ...

The Azerbaijani human rights defender was officially warned at PACE… because of Nikol Pashinyan

April 12th, 2019

Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov, who was attending the Spring Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) held in Strasbourg, France ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Azerbaijani captives and hostages at the international conference in London

April 8th, 2019

Coordinator of Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov took part in an international conference titled “Uniting for Peace Conference 2019” held in London, UK, on April 8. Members of the British ...

“The Vienna meeting will give impetus to the exchange of captives and hostages” – human rights defender

March 31st, 2019

On March 29, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a meeting in Vienna. The meeting, which took place through the mediation of the OSCE Minsk Group, was held in ...

“The meeting of Karen Kazarian’s father with Elvin Ibrahimov is a provocative attempt by official Yerevan” – Ahmad Shahidov

March 25th, 2019

The father of Karen Kazarian, a citizen of the Republic of Armenia, who tried to commit a series of terror acts in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan and was sentenced to 20 years ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Khojaly genocide at Dialogue Television of Northern Cyprus

February 26th, 2019

Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, joined the live broadcast of the Diyalog Television of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and talked about the Khojaly genocide, on February ...

Discussions on Khojaly genocide and Azerbaijani hostages at Turkish “Ulusal Channel” Television

February 26th, 2019

Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is on a working visit in Turkey, was a guest at the live broadcast of Turkish “Ulusal Channel” Television, on February 26. ...

The anniversary of the Khojaly genocide was celebrated at Istanbul Yeni Yuzyil University

February 25th, 2019

Within the framework of the international campaign “Justice for Khojaly!”, initiated by the Vice President of the Haydar Aliyev Foundation Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva, “The Justice for Khojaly Week” was held in Istanbul, Turkey on February ...

The anniversary of the Khojaly genocide was celebrated at Mehmet Fatih Sultan Foundation University

February 22nd, 2019

Within the framework of the international campaign “Justice for Khojaly!”, initiated by the Vice President of the Haydar Aliyev Foundation Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva, “The Justice for Khojaly Week” was held in Istanbul, Turkey on February ...

Azerbaijani and Georgian youth met in Tbilisi: “We want peace in the Caucasus!”

February 14th, 2019

Conference on “Peace in Caucasus: Role of Youth in Strengthening Georgia-Azerbaijan Relations” was held in Tbilisi Azerbaijani and Georgian youth, academics, politicians and students attended the event jointly organized by the Association of Azerbaijani Lawyers ...

Ahmad Shahidov protested against Mikhail Avagyan’s monument at international forum in Tbilisi

February 13th, 2019

An international forum on “Disinformation and False Propaganda in Eastern Partnership Countries” was held on 13rd February in Tbilisi, Georgia. At the meeting, attended by state and government representatives from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine, Moldova, Poland, ...

What is the latest situation on Azerbaijani hostages? – Live broadcast in “Yeni Musavat” newspaper

February 2nd, 2019

The latest updates about Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov, Shahbaz Guliyev and Elnur Huseynzade were discussed at the live broadcast of “Yeni Musavat” newspaper. Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, human rights defender ...

“Georgia should avoid any steps that can harm bilateral relations” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to “Sahar” Televizion of Iran

February 1st, 2019

A monument to Mikhail Avagyan, who took part in the Nagorno-Karabakh war, was erected in Bugashen village of Akhalkalaki region on January 20. This fact has caused a lot of dissatisfaction in the Azerbaijani public. ...

The European Parliament has always been indifferent to the issue of Azerbaijani hostages – Ahmad Shahidov

January 20th, 2019

A biased attitude towards Azerbaijan was demonstrated in the European Parliament during discussions on the Azerbaijani blogger Mehman Huseynov. It is not the first time the European Parliament has shown double standards against our country. ...

“We are not satisfied with the statement by the International Committee of the Red Cross regarding Dilgam Asgarov” – Ahmad Shahidov

January 17th, 2019

Coordinator of the Information center for Azerbaijani captives and hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov has addressed to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Mrs. Dunja Mijatović. The human rights defender has given ...

Human rights defender appealed to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in connection with the Azerbaijani hostages

January 15th, 2019

Coordinator of the Information center for Azerbaijani captives and hostages, human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov has addressed to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Mrs. Dunja Mijatović. The human rights defender has given ...

Ahmad Shahidov speaks of Azerbaijani captives and hostages on “Ulusal Kanal” TV of Turkey

December 27th, 2018

On December 27, coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in Turkey, was the guest of the program “Gunaydin Turkiye” on Turkish Television ...

“UN Resolution on missing persons is very important document” – Ahmad Shahidov

December 20th, 2018

A resolution put forward by Azerbaijan called “Missing Persons” was adopted through consensus at the plenary session of the UN General Assembly. The main goal of the resolution, put forward every two years by Azerbaijan ...

The trial process on Armenian diversant Karen Kazarian proceeded | REAL Television

December 11th, 2018

On December 11, the trial of Karen Armenovich Kazarian, citizen of the Republic of Armenia, who has attempted to commit terrorist act in Azerbaijan, continued. Karen Kazarian, with criminal case 1 (100) -315/2018, is charged ...

Ahmad Shahidov addresses international organizations on captives and hostages – December 10, International Human Rights Day message

December 10th, 2018

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary ...

Captives and hostages may only be exchanged on the principle of “all to all” – Azerbaijan’s position does not change

December 5th, 2018

Today, spokesperson of the so-called “nagorno-karabakh republic” MFA Artak Nersisyan told to the Armenian press that they do not agree with the Azerbaijani side’s proposal to exchange the captives and hostages on the principle of ...

Information center for Azerbaijani captives and hostages has been launched

December 3rd, 2018

The information center for Azerbaijani captives and hostages has been launched today. The main goal of this center, which is a special project of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, is to inform ...

“The trial process on Armenian diversant Karen Kazarian proceeds in a transparent way” – Ahmad Shahidov

November 27th, 2018

The trial of Karen Armenovich Kazarian, citizen of the Republic of Armenia, who has attempted to commit terrorist act in Azerbaijan, has already begun. Karen Kazarian, with criminal case 1 (100) -315/2018, is charged with ...

“Armenia remains undecided about the exchange of captives and hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov speaks to REAL Television

November 25th, 2018

Contrary to the Geneva Conventions on international law and the protocols thereto, Armenia is again refusing to comply with the principles of humanism. It also gives rise to aggressive reaction of the Armenia’s Prime Minister ...

“International pressure on the Armenian government will be further increased” – Ahmad Shahidov

November 23rd, 2018

Contrary to the Geneva Conventions on international law and the protocols thereto, Armenia is again refusing to comply with the principles of humanism. It also gives rise to aggressive reaction of the Armenia’s Prime Minister ...

The Kurmukoba Holiday, which symbolizes unity of Georgians and Azerbaijanis, is celebrated in Gakh district

November 23rd, 2018

On November 23, holiday of both Azerbaijanis and Georgians – Kurmukoba holidaywas celebrated in Kurmuk village of Gakh region. Each Gakh resident, regardless of religious affiliation, took part in the festival. Kurmuk temple was visited ...

The exchange of captives and hostages was discussed in “ATV Actual” program of Azad Azerbaijan Television

November 20th, 2018

On November 19, the issue of exchanging of captives and hostages has been widely discussed in “ATV Actual” program of Azad Azerbaijan Television. Presenter Ariz Tarverdiyev’s guests were human rights defenders Ahmad Shahidov and conflict analyst Ahmad ...

Protest actions with the demand to exchange the captives and hostages has begun in Armenia – ARB Television

November 19th, 2018

The Armenian government is interested in preventing the process of exchanging the captives and hostages. Yesterday, the residents of Berdavan city of Armenia held a protest action demanding that Karen Kazarian to be returned from ...

Why does the official Yerevan avoid exchanging the captives and hostages? – Azad Azerbaijan Television

November 19th, 2018

The Armenian government is interested in preventing the process of exchanging the captives and hostages. Yesterday, the residents of Berdavan city of Armenia held a protest action demanding that Karen Kazarian to be returned from ...

Captives and hostages may be exchanged by the end of this year – ARB Television

November 9th, 2018

According to the information provided by the Armenian mass media, Defense Minister of Armenia, chairman of the State Commission for Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons, David Tonoyan said that he has read about ...

“Azerbaijani hostages may be exchanged by the end of this year” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to REAL Television

November 7th, 2018

According to the information provided by the Armenian mass media, Defense Minister of Armenia, chairman of the State Commission for Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons, David Tonoyan said that he has read about ...

“Opening of Zagatala Airport will give impetus to development of north-western region of Azerbaijan” – Ahmad Shahidov released a video appeal

November 5th, 2018

Well-known human rights defender, won the sympathy of the people of Gakh during the elections to the Milli Majlis (Parliament) Ahmad Shahidov released the next video during his visit to Gakh yesterday. Giving information about ...

Ahmad Shahidov attended the Sunday worship ceremony of the Georgian community of Gakh region

November 5th, 2018

Well-known human rights defender, won the sympathy of the people of Gakh during the elections to the Milli Majlis (Parliament) Ahmad Shahidovduring his trip to the Gakh district visited the Georgian Church in Gakhbash village. ...

Ahmad Shahidov met with the member of the British Parliament Mr. Fabian Hamilton

October 31st, 2018

Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in the UK, met with Mr. Fabian Hamilton, member of the British Parliament, MP from the ...

Ahmad Shahidov visited the Embassy of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in London

October 30th, 2018

Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr.Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in the UK, has today visited the Embassy of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in London. ...

A forum dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic was held in Poland

October 16th, 2018

A series of events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republicwere held in Warsaw, Poland, on October 15. Members of the Polish Union of Azerbaijanis, representatives of the Azerbaijani diaspora in Poland ...

“FETO is an international terrorist organization” – Ahmad Shahidov defended Turkey at the OSCE

September 19th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

The provocation of the armenian separatists was prevented and there was tension at the OSCE Warsaw Summit

September 18th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“Azerbaijani State is the guarantor of the rights of national minorities” – Ahmad Shahidov responds to Emin Huseynov at the OSCE Warsaw Summit

September 14th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“Exchange of the hostages can create trust between conflict sides” – Ahmad Shahidov appeals to Armenian officials at OSCE Warsaw Summit

September 13th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“The April 11 presidential elections once again demonstrated Azerbaijan’s commitment to democratic values” – Ahmad Shahidov speaks at the OSCE Warsaw Summit

September 10th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“We will build our speech at OSCE on a different aspect” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to ARB 24 Television

September 8th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will start its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE ...

Exchange of Azerbaijani hostages to Armenian military diversants to be put on the agenda of OSCE Warsaw Summit

September 7th, 2018

On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will start its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE ...

Ahmad Shahidov speaks on Azerbaijani hostages and Ganja events on “Channel 24” TV of Turkey

July 12th, 2018

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov was guest of the “Moderator Night” program and answered the questions of well-known journalist Ardan Zenturk Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is ...

“Armenia ignores international calls on hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov gives interview to ATV

July 11th, 2018

Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev have been subjected to torture by the Armenian side for last 4 years. Dilgam Asgarov, Shahbaz Guliyev and Hasan Hasanov,who visited the occupied Kalbajar region on July 11, ...

“We need urgent decisions on Azerbaijani hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov speaks to ARB 24 Television

July 11th, 2018

Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev have been subjected to torture by the Armenian side for last 4 years. Dilgam Asgarov, Shahbaz Guliyev and Hasan Hasanov, who visited the occupied Kalbajar region on July ...

Ahmad Shahidov assesses Azerbaijan’s agenda in live broadcast of Turkey’s “Ulusal Channel” Television

July 9th, 2018

Human rights defender answered questions from Deniz Chaghlayan, the speaker of the “Midday” program and spoke about the recent terrorist attack in Ganja city  Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and ...

Ahmad Shahidov and Tural Abbasli participate in debate on live broadcast of “Yeni Musavat” Newspaper

June 7th, 2018

We continue the discussions with different well-known thinkers in the live broadcast on Facebook Page of “Yeni Musavat” Newspaper.Today Chairman of the White Party Mr. Tural Abbasliand Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Republic Day of Azerbaijan in “Ulusal Channel” Television of Turkey

May 31st, 2018

Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is on a working visit in Turkey, was the guest of a live broadcast on Turkey’s prestigious “Ulusal Channel” Television on May ...

The 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic is celebrated at the Cyprus Science University

May 29th, 2018

The “Friend of the Republic” award was presented to a number of people for their support for the activities to promote the truths of Azerbaijan around the world. A conference on the 100th anniversary of ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Republic Day of Azerbaijan on Cyprus Television

May 28th, 2018

Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is on a working visit to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, was the guest of a live broadcast on Cyprus’s prestigious ...

Ahmad Shahidov held a meeting in the Georgian Parliament

May 24th, 2018

Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov,who is on a working visit to Georgia, met with Rati Ionatamishvili, Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Human Rights and Civil Integration ...

Conference on “Azerbaijan-Georgia: 100 Years of Our Republics” was held in Tbilisi

May 23rd, 2018

A conference on “Azerbaijan-Georgia: 100 Years of Our Republics” was held at the Georgian National Academy of Sciences (GNAS) on May 23. The event, organized by the Azerbaijani Reformist Youth Public Union and the Georgian ...

Ahmad Shahidov met with Norwegian Ombudsman Mrs. Anne Lindboe

April 3rd, 2018

Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is on a working visit to Europe, visited the Norwegian Ombudsman Institute in Oslo on April 3. Human rights defender met with ...

A protest action was held in front of the Armenian Embassy in Warsaw on the occasion of the 31 March Genocide Day

March 31st, 2018

On the occasion of the Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis on March 31, 1918, activists of the Union of Azerbaijanis in Poland held a protest action in front of the Armenian Embassy in Warsaw. Protesters ...

Meeting with youth was held in Sheki city on 11 April – Presidential elections

March 16th, 2018

On March 15, a public meeting of the youth voting for the first time was held in Sheki city. The meeting organized jointly by Sheki City Executive Power, Sheki City Youth and Sports Department and ...

Commemoration of Khojaly genocide was held in Turkey’s Mustafa Kaynak Anatolian High School

February 28th, 2018

Young people aged 14-17 who are studying at high school were informed about Khojaly genocide and Nagorno-Karabakh conflict Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, and Farid Shahbazli, chairman of ...

Ahmad Shahidov speaks to Turkish youth at “Khojaly genocide and Karabakh issue” conference at Pamukkale University

February 27th, 2018

Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, and Farid Shahbazli, chairman of Reformist Youth Public Union, who are on a working visit in Turkey, attended “The Khojaly genocide and Karabakh ...

A photo exhibition featuring the Khojaly genocide was organized in Denizli, Turkey

February 27th, 2018

The exhibition, organized at Pamukkale University, lasted for 10 days and hosted thousands of visitors A photo exhibition featuring the horrors of the Khojaly genocide was organized on 17-28 February in Denizli, Turkey, jointly by ...

Ahmad Shahidov speaks of Europe’s double standards at “Justice for Khojaly” conference at Istanbul Aydin University

February 26th, 2018

On the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, the “Justice for Khojaly” Week has been launched in Istanbul, Turkey. Reformist Youth Public Union has been organizing for already six years the “Justice ...

“Justice for Khojaly” conference has been organized at Istanbul Yeni Yuzyil University

February 22nd, 2018

On the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, the “Justice for Khojaly” Week has been launched in Istanbul, Turkey. Reformist Youth Public Union has been organizing for already six years the “Justice ...

Ahmad Shahidov met with Ombudsman of Albania Mrs. Erinda Ballanca

February 3rd, 2018

Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is on a working visit to Europe, met with Ombudsman of Albania Mrs. Erinda Ballanca in Tirana on February 2. During the ...

Ahmad Shahidov visited the Turkish Embassy in Hungary

January 30th, 2018

Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is on a working visit to Europe, visited the Embassy of the Turkish Republic in Budapest. Meeting with Ambassador Ahmet Akif Oktay, ...

The issue of Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev was discussed in PACE Winter Session

January 26th, 2018

During the discussions in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, members of the Azerbaijani delegation conducted intensive work on the humanitarian consequences of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Azerbaijani IDPs and hostages. The Winter ...

“We will raise the issue of Azeri hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev at the PACE Winter Session” – Ahmad Shahidov

January 18th, 2018

The Winter Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will be held in Strasbourg from 22 to 26 January. The PACE will elect its President and a new Commissioner for Human Rights. ...

Ahmad Shahidov has delivered a speech at the Solidarity Day and New Year’s Eve in North Cyprus

December 31st, 2017

Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is on a working visit to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, attended the Solidarity Day and New Year celebration at the ...

Issue of Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev was discussed on “Channel T” Television of Northern Cyprus

December 29th, 2017

Answering questions of “Haber +” TV Program’s presenter Mrs. Ferda Ekinchi, the human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov shared his views on Turkey-Azerbaijan-North Cyprus relations Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human ...

Ahmad Shahidov met with the High Commissioner for Refugees and Migrants of Serbi

November 10th, 2017

On November 10, the Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in Europe, met with the High Commissioner for Refugees and Migrants of ...

“Azerbaijan and Serbia support each other in the issue of territorial integrity” – Meeting with the Vice-Speaker of the Parliament of Serbia

November 9th, 2017

Head of AIDHR Dr. Ahmad Shahidov meets with the Vice-Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Vladimir Marinkovic On November 9, the Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights ...

Ahmad Shahidov met with the Serbian Ombudsman Mr. Zoran Pashalich

November 8th, 2017

On November 8, the Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in Europe, met with the Ombudsman of Republic of Serbia Mr. Zoran ...

Ahmad Shahidov speaks about the truths of Azerbaijan at a meeting with Ombudsman of Bosnia and Herzegovina

November 7th, 2017

On November 7, the Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in Europe, met with the Ombudsman of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mrs. Jasminka ...

Issue of Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev raised at OSCE Vienna meeting

November 6th, 2017

On November 6, the meeting of the OSCE on “The Role of Media in Counteracting of Disinformation, “Hate Speech” and Radicalization” took place in Vienna, Austria. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, and OSCE ...

Ahmad Shahidov speaks about the role of free media in Europe’s security | OSCE Vienna Meeting

November 3rd, 2017

The Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on the topic of The Role of the Free Media in the Comprehensive Approach to Security takes place in Vienna from 2 – 3 November 2017. The meeting is ...

“Human rights and freedoms shouldn’t limit the national security of the countries” – Ahmad Shahidov speaks at the OSCE Vienna meeting

October 18th, 2017

The meeting of the OSCE on “Human Rights and National Security of Countries” took place in Vienna, Austria today. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, and OSCE executive structures, representatives of inter-governmental organizations, legal ...

Ahmad Shahidov met with Head of the Center for Political Sciences at the Central European University in Budapest

October 12th, 2017

Being on a working visit in Europe, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov visited Central European University in Budapest. The Human Rights Defender met with Head of the Central ...

A protest action was held in front of the Armenian embassy in Warsaw on Azerbaijani hostages

September 22nd, 2017

Kurdoglu Asgarov, the son of Dilgam Asgarov, who was taken hostage by armenians in Kalbajar, held a protest action in front of the Armenian embassy in Poland. Kurdoghlu Asgarov demanded freedom to Azeri hostages in ...

“One million Azerbaijani refugees are victims of humanitarian disaster” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the armenian occupation at the OSCE Warsaw Meeting

September 21st, 2017

On September 21, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“The economic, social and cultural rights of the Turkish Cypriots are in danger” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke of embargoes facing Northern Cyprus at OSCE Warsaw Meeting

September 20th, 2017

On September 20, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“I came here to say that no news from my father since last 7 months” – Dilgam Asgarov’s son spoke at the OSCE Warsaw Meeting

September 19th, 2017

On September 19, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“This photo is a clear example of armenian fascism” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke of 2-year-old Zahra at OSCE Warsaw meeting

September 18th, 2017

On September 18, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, ...

“The mutual relations of Azerbaijan and Georgian people can be an example for Europe” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the ethnic situation in the South Caucasus at the OSCE Warsaw Meeting

September 15th, 2017

On September 15, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“Mosques in Shusha, Aghdam and Kalbajar collapsed, armenian churches built on site” – Ahmad Shahidov criticized Armenia at the OSCE Warsaw meeting

September 14th, 2017

On September 14, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the democratic reforms and elections in South Caucasus at the OSCE Warsaw Meeting

September 12th, 2017

On September 11, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“Dilgam Asgarov’s son’s speech at OSCE will increase international attention to our hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov

September 11th, 2017

On September 11, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) starts its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

Ahmad Shahidov commented on President’s visit to Gakh – “We will witness faster development in Gakh”

August 9th, 2017

“These are very strategic areas and can significantly reduce Azerbaijan’s dependence on foreign products” During the nationwide conference on the development of cocoon, tobacco and hazelnut production in Gakh under the chairmanship of President Ilham ...

A roundtable discussion on “Georgia-Azerbaijan: Youth and Common Values” was held in Tbilisi

July 27th, 2017

A roundtable discussion on “Georgia-Azerbaijan: Youth and Common Values” was held at the Azerbaijan Cultural Museum named after Mirza Fatali Akhundov in Tbilisi on July 25. The event was organized by the Reformist youth Public ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the importance of social media in the life of youth in the trainings in Ganja

July 25th, 2017

The opening ceremony of the project “School of Young Bloggers”, organised by the New Azerbaijan Party Ganja City Organization and the Reformist Youth Public Union, was held on July 24 with the support of the ...

“The Azerbaijani press is flexible and solid in national issues” – Ahmad Shahidov

July 22nd, 2017

Today, the National Press Day is celebrated in Azerbaijan. 142 years ago, the first press release by Hasan bey Zardabi – “Ekinchi” newspaper was published and the Azerbaijani press was established. More than a thousand ...

“The positions of Azerbaijani people and state coincide in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict” – Ahmad Shahidov

July 17th, 2017

The Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and its possible solutions in live broadcast of the “Legal Aspect” program of the “Sahar” Television of ...

“International youth conference, planned in Khankandi is an act of sabotage by Armenia” – CBC Azerbaijan Channel

June 21st, 2017

According to armenian media, it is planned to hold an international youth conference in occupied Azerbaijani city of Khankandi on 14-17 September, 2017. Alleged aim of the conference organized by the Ministry of Sport and ...

AIDHR calls for lifting of Qatar blockade: “This is a violation of international law”

June 12th, 2017

Dr. Ahmad Shahidov: “We condemn actions taken against Qatar” Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt severed relations with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of “supporting terrorists” and their arch-adversary Iran ...

“By the Islamic Solidarity Games we gave a message of peace and reconciliation to the world” – Ahmad Shahidov talked to Cyprus Television

May 31st, 2017

To be in the working visit in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad Shahidov was a guest of Diyalog Television. Responded to questions of “Gundem Dishi” ...

A solemn ceremony dedicated to 28 May – Day of the Republic held in Cyprus

May 28th, 2017

On May 28, a ceremony was held to mark the 28 May – Republic Day of Azerbaijan in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Ceremony, organized by the Azerbaijan-Cyprus Youths Organization and Reformist Youths Public Union, ...

Young people from Azerbaijan and Turkey met in Istanbul – Republic Day was celebrated

May 27th, 2017

On May 27, “Friendship, brotherhood and strategic partnership between Azerbaijan and Turkey in the eyes of youths” conference, organised by Reformist Youths Public Union and Young Mavera Foundation took place in Istanbul Yeni Yuzyil University. ...

“The role of youth in development of the Azerbaijani-Georgian relations” conference took place in Tbilisi

May 11th, 2017

On May 11, “The role of youth in development of the Azerbaijani-Georgian relations” conference took place in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. During the conference, organized by Reformist Youths Public Union and “Friends of Azerbaijan” Club ...

Ahmad Shahidov shared his views on media freedom at OSCE Meeting in Vienna

May 11th, 2017

“Fake news”, the dissemination of disinformation and propaganda through traditional and online media and the associated negative repercussions for the freedom of expression were the focus of the 14th South Caucasus Media Conference, which took ...

“Young people studying abroad promotes the realities of Azerbaijan as well” – Ahmad Shahidov

April 29th, 2017

On April 28, the opening ceremony of “Erasmus Student Exchange”, organised by Reformist Youths Public Union with the financial support of the Council on State Support to NGOs under the Auspices of the President of ...

Ahmad Shahidov held a meeting in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia

April 25th, 2017

On April 25, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia in Skopje. Head of AIDHR met with Mr. Ambassador ...

“There is a serious need to promote Azerbaijan in Macedonia” – Ahmad Shahidov held a meeting in Macedonian Parliament

April 24th, 2017

On April 24, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov visited the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia in Skopje. Human rights defender met with the Member of Parliament from ...

Ahmad Shahidov visited Azerbaijani Embassy to Hungary

April 21st, 2017

Met with Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Hungary Dr. Vilayat Guliyev, human rights defender spoke about his activity in Europe and exchanged views on the delivering of Azerbaijani truths. On his working visit in Europe, Head ...

Ahmad Shahidov to meet with armenian human rights activist Vahe Avetian in Stockholm

March 31st, 2017

Human Rights Defenders discussed the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the principles of international law On his working visit in Sweden, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov met with famous armenian human rights activist ...

Discussions about the Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Gouliyev in Cyprus State Television

March 1st, 2017

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov gave detailed information about Khodjaly Genocide and Azerbaijani hostages in “Gundem Arti” (“Agenda Plus”) program of BRT State Television of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. To be in the working ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Khodjaly Genocide and Azerbaijani hostages in Cyprus TV

February 27th, 2017

Human rights defender was a guest of the “Cyprus Agenda” broadcast in Cyprus TV of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus To be in the working visit in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Head of Azerbaijan ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Khodjaly Genocide and Azerbaijani hostages in Istanbul Culture University

February 24th, 2017

“Justice for Khodjaly” Week, organized by Reformist Youths Public Union, held its next conference in Istanbul Culture University On 24th February, “Justice for Khodjaly” conference, organized by Reformist Youths Public Union, was held in Istanbul ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke at the “Justice for Khodjaly” conference in Istanbul Yeni Yuzyil University

February 23rd, 2017

On 23rd February, “Justice for Khodjaly” conference, organized by Reformist Youths Public Union, was held in Istanbul Yeni Yuzyil University. Made a welcome speech in the conference, chairman of RYPU Mr. Farid Shahbazli gave short information about the “Khodjaly Genocide” and ...

“There is a great potential for development of the Qatar-Azerbaijan relations” – Ahmad Shahidov

February 21st, 2017

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) and the High Commissioner for Human Rights organised in Doha an international conference on “Human rights-based approach to conflict situations in the Arab region” on February 20 and 21. ...

Qatar to host international conference of ombudsmen and human rights activists from Muslim countries

February 20th, 2017

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) and the High Commissioner for Human Rights organised in Doha an international conference on “Human rights-based approach to conflict situations in the Arab region” on February 20 and 21. Held under ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the social media and state’s national interest in Ganja

February 15th, 2017

On February 14, “Social Media School”, organised by Reformist Youths Public Union with the financial support of the Youth Foundation under the President of Azerbaijan, continued its work During his next meeting with youths, human ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke to youths in “Social Media School” in Ganja

February 13th, 2017

On February 13, the opening ceremony of “Social Media School”, organised by Reformist Youths Public Union with the financial support of the Youth Foundation under the President of Azerbaijan, was held in Ganja. Chairman of ...

Ahmad Shahidov talked about Azerbaijani hostages in “Chestno Govorya” TV program – CBC Azerbaijan Channel

February 3rd, 2017

Human rights defender responded to questions of journalist Mehriban Gasimova and talked about the work done in Europe for releasing Azerbaijani hostages In Febuary 3, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad ...

“Armenia ignores the international calls” – Ahmad Shahidov talked to CBC Azerbaijan

February 2nd, 2017

Human Rights Defender Ahmad Shahidov says that armenian authorities ignores the international laws and Europe countries turn a blind eye to it In his interview to CBC Azerbaijan Channel on February 2, Head of Azerbaijan ...

Ahmad Shahidov talked about the international support to Azerbaijani hostages – CBC Azerbaijan Channel

February 1st, 2017

On February 1, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov gave an interview to CBC Azerbaijan Channel and talked about the work done for sake of defending rights of the ...

National Hero of Ukraine Nadejda Savchenko joins to defence of Azerbaijani hostages

January 27th, 2017

Human Rights Defender Ahmad Shahidov met with Member of the Verkhovna Rada (the Ukrainian Parliament) Nadejda Savchenko During his working visit in Ukraine on January 27, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad ...

Ahmad Shahidov talked about Azerbaijani hostages in the meeting with the Chair of Mahatma Gandhi Human Rights Organisation

January 24th, 2017

Human Rights Defender gave an information about the Azerbaijani displaced persons to Mr. Gibril Deen During his working visit to Europe on January 24, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad Shahidov ...

Ahmad Shahidov held a meeting with students of the Azerbaijan State Economic University

December 20th, 2016

On December 20, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad Shahidov met with the students of Azerbaijan State Economic University. During the meeting, human rights defender answered the students’ questions, spoke about ...

“German correspondent Chase Winter, who supports terror act in Istanbul, must be punished” – Ahmad Shahidov raised the issue at the OSCE

December 13th, 2016

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Istanbul terror act in OSCE meeting on the topic of “Propaganda of hatred in the media: self-regulation & journalism ethics” On December 13-14, OSCE Media Conference “Propaganda ...

“The official institutions and civil society are working systematically on hostages from Kalbajar” – Ahmad Shahidov gave an interview to “Sahar” channel

December 12th, 2016

In his live interview to “Free Arena” program in Hamburg, Germany, Head of AIDHR informed about the 23rd Meeting of OSCE Ministerial Council and spoke about the work being done within the framework of the ...

The 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council kicked off in Hamburg

December 9th, 2016

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov has held a number of meetings within the framework of the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council The 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council kicked off in Hamburg, Germany on 8-9 December. Foreign Ministers ...

“Court decision on Dilgam and Shahbaz is contrary to the Geneva Convention of 1949” – Report on the hostages from Kalbajar in OSCE Seminar

November 23rd, 2016

On November 23, OSCE Human Dimension Seminar “Promoting effective and integral justice systems: how to ensure the independence and quality of the judiciary” has ended in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the activity of the independent judiciary in the OSCE Warsaw Meeting

November 22nd, 2016

On November 21-23, OSCE Human Dimension Seminar “Promoting effective and integral justice systems: how to ensure the independence and quality of the judiciary” took place in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

“The armenian society is in information blockade and fed with false information” – Sargsyan regime has been exposed in the OSCE

November 11th, 2016

The third OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on the topic of National Minorities, Bridge Building and Integration has concluded its work in Vienna, Austria on 11 November 2016. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE ...

“While armenian church is protected in Azerbaijan, the mosques in Shusha, Agdam have been destroyed” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke at the meeting of the OSCE in Vienna

November 10th, 2016

The third OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on the topic of National Minorities, Bridge Building and Integration has started its work in Vienna, Austria on 10 November 2016. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE ...

“The position of Azerbaijan is strengthened in the OSCE ” – Ahmad Shahidov said in an interview to Iranian “Sahar” channel

November 6th, 2016

Head of AIDHR spoke about the OSCE-Azerbaijan relations in an interview to “Free Arena” program in Vienna Being in working visit in Austria, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad Shahidov ...

“Europe’s leading media outlets apply double standards in relation to the conflicts” – Ahmad Shahidov made a speech in OSCE Vienna Meeting

October 28th, 2016

OSCE second Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on the topic of “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media with a Special Focus on Conflict Situations, Including Protection of Journalists and Reporting during Armed Conflict”, organized by ...

Austrian National Day marked in Baku

October 25th, 2016

On October 25, the Austrian Embassy in Azerbaijan has organized a reception on the occasion of the country`s National Day The event bought together officials, MPs, ambassadors of foreign countries accredited in Azerbaijan. After the ...

“The greatest patron of children in Azerbaijan is Mehriban Aliyeva” – the speech about children’s rights in OSCE

September 29th, 2016

On September 29, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, ...

“1 million people are refugees as a result of armenian aggression” – Ahmad Shahidov criticized the official Yerevan in OSCE

September 27th, 2016

On September 27, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, ...

“Europe may benefit from Azerbaijani model of multiculturalism” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke in OSCE

September 26th, 2016

On September 26, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE Participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE Participating States, OSCE ...

“Proposed amendments to the Constitution of Azerbaijan are based on the rule of law” – Ahmad Shahidov made a speech in OSCE

September 23rd, 2016

On September 23, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE Participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE Participating States, OSCE ...

“Azerbaijani model of the fight against human trafficking can be an example for Europe” – Ahmad Shahidov made a speech in OSCE

September 22nd, 2016

On September 22, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE Participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE Participating States, OSCE ...

“Azerbaijani opposition holds rally 3 times a week” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke in OSCE

September 21st, 2016

On September 21, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE Participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) continued its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE Participating States, OSCE institutions, ...

Ahmad Shahidov talked about the Referendum and criticized the Freedom House organization in OSCE Warsaw Meeting

September 19th, 2016

On September 19, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, ...

“Referendum is a transition to a new phase in relations between citizens and the state” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke at the meeting with Khachmaz city residents

September 15th, 2016

“Proposed additions and amendments to the Constitution serve to the strengthening of human and civil rights and freedoms, as well as are transition to a new stage in the relations between citizens and the state” – ...

“Referendum will pave the way for a new youth policy in the country” – Ahmad Shahidov

September 9th, 2016

Human rights defender: “One of the most important amendments proposed to the Constitution has been designed for young people to be presented in elected bodies” “The nationwide elections – Referendum scheduled for September 26 will ...

A documentary film about Kalbajar hostages – “Silent world!” will be distributed in foreign languages

August 30th, 2016

A documentary film was made about Kalbajar hostages Dilgam Asgarov, Shahbaz Guliyev and late Hasan Hasanov A documentary film “Silent world!” by support of “Reformist Youths Public Union” and ShushaPost.az Information Portal is about life ...

“Amendments to the Constitution serve to ensure human rights and freedoms” – Ahmad Shahidov

August 5th, 2016

Human Rights Defender Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Draft Referendum Act in interview to 7News.az portal “Amendments to the Constitution will serve to ensure human rights and freedoms, as well as open up new prospects ...

“Amnesty initiative of Mehriban Aliyeva is a humanist approach to human rights” – Ahmad Shahidov

May 19th, 2016

Human rights defender: “We will give detailed information on this amnesty act during the meetings and speeches in European institutions” The announcement of amnesty bill submitted to the Parliament on the Day of Republic, May ...

“Baku has become centre for civilisations in a harmony of mutual respect and understanding” – Ahmad Shahidov

April 28th, 2016

Baku hosted another groundbreaking event, the 7th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) on the theme “Living Together in Inclusive Societies: A Challenge and A Goal on April 25-27 The 7th Global ...

“Russia applies double standards on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict” – Ahmad Shahidov talks to CNN Turk

April 25th, 2016

5N 1K of CNN TV channel gave a coverage on recent escalated tension in the frontline On April 24, 5N 1K program of CNN TV channel hosted by Cuneyt Ozdemir gave a coverage on Nagorno-Karabakh ...

Ahmad Shahidov gives an interview to “Sahar” TV channel of Iran on Nagorno Karabakh

April 12th, 2016

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov talked to “Sahar” TV channel of Iran on ongoing military operations in Tartar region of Azerbaijan, ways of resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict and unconstructive position of Armenia in the negotiations.

Al Jazeera broadcasts a program from liberated Azerbaijani territories

April 9th, 2016

Strength and high spirit of Azerbaijani soldiers have been conveyed to hundreds of thousand audiences Al Jazeera’s live broadcast has been transmitted from libarated terrotories of Azerbaijan on April 8. The program displayed the highest ...

Al Jazeera: “Armenian armed forces intensively break cease fire throughout Tartar, Fuzuli and Goranboy”

April 8th, 2016

Al Jazeera TV channel broadcasted a live program from Tartar region of Azerbaijan as the tension is escalated in the frontline of Azerbaijan and Armenia on April 7. The program demonstrated ruins of civilians properties ...

“Armenian armed forces target civilians who reside alongside the frontline” – Ahmad Shahidov

April 7th, 2016

On April 7 Ahmad Shahidov, Human rights defender visited homes and properties in Tartar that destroyed as the result of Armenian side’s artillery shots. Together with correspondents of Al Jazeera special the program has been prepared during which Head of ...

Ahmad Shahidov meets with Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE ODIHR

March 22nd, 2016

Head of AIDHR touch on the state of human rights and recent pardon decree in Azerbaijan Ahmad Shahidov, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and ...

Ahmad Shahidov attends ThinkBudapest Forum

March 10th, 2016

Challenges faced by Europe and ways out were discussed in Budapest Budapest hosted an international forum “ThinkBudapest” on March 8-10. The forum has been attended by European political figures and businessmen, NGOs and mass media ...

Ahmad Shahidov meets with PACE President Pedro Agramunt

March 4th, 2016

PACE president recalled his last visit to Baku and talked about the state of human rights in Azerbaijan Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) met in Paris, France on March ...

”UN turns to be nothing but an informal organization” – Ahmad Shahidov

March 3rd, 2016

Head of AIDHR Ahmad Shahidov shares his viewpoints on 31st regular session of the UN Human Rights Council On February 29 UN Human Rights Council has started its 31st regular session in Geneva, Switzerland. The ...

UN Human Rights Council’s 31st regular session kicks off

February 29th, 2016

The session brought together high ranked officials in Geneva UN 31st regular session of the Human Rights Council has kicked off in Geneva, Switzerland on February 29. The session which attended by high ranked state ...

Ahmad Shahidov attends 31st session of the UN Human Rights Council

February 24th, 2016

Head of AIDHR intends to have meetings with high ranked officials UN Human Rights Council is scheduled to conduct its 31st Session in Geneva, Switzerland on February 29. The session which is expected to be ...

Ahmad Shahidov meets with Rector of Cyprus International University

February 23rd, 2016

During the meeting initial cooperation agreement has been made between AIDHR and CIU As a part of his working visit to the Northern Cyprus Ahmad Shahidov, head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights ...

“Azerbaijan will liberate its territories in any way” – Ahmad Shahidov talks to Cyprus TV

February 22nd, 2016

In the frame of his visit to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Ahmad Shahidov, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) has been hosted by TV Channel T on February 22. Answering ...

European Parliament hosts hearings on “Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia”

February 17th, 2016

Ahmad Shahidov, head of AIDH attends hearings Hearing of the European Parliament on “Anti-Semitism and Islam phobia” has been held in Brussels, Belgium on February 16. The meeting which attended European Parliament members, representatives of ...

Silent protest on hostages of Khalbajar district to be held at the European Parliament

February 16th, 2016

Human rights defender held a silent protest on demanding release of Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev, hostages of Kalbajar district, through the display of their photos Being invited to the European Parliament debates “Tendencies of ...

Ahmad Shahidov criticizes Freedom House at OSCE Freedom of media conference

February 12th, 2016

While commenting on propaganda for war, head of AIDHR touched upon the fact that some international organizations back separatism The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media has conducted gathering on “Propaganda for war and ...

Issue of Nagorno Karabakh Conflict to be discussed at University of Bern

February 11th, 2016

Joint conference has been organised on Nagorno Karabakh conflict and its peaceful solution in Bern, Switzerland  The Conference “Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict – Russia’s next Pandora’s Box?” has been organized by Institute for Conflict Transformation and Peace ...

Ahmad Shahidov makes primarily agreement with Geneva for Human Rights organisation

February 10th, 2016

Head of AIDHR held a meeting with Adrien-Claude Zoller, President of Geneva for Human Rights (GHR) In the framework of his working visit to Switzerland Ahmad Shahidov, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human ...

Ahmad Shahidov holds a meeting with President of the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Status with the UN

February 9th, 2016

Head of AIDHR informed Cyril Ritchie about NGOs in Azerbaijan Ahmad Shahidov, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting with Cyril Ritchie, President of the Conference of NGOs in ...

Ahmad Shahidov meets with head of GIWEH in Switzerland

February 8th, 2016

Head of AIDHR held discussions on bilateral relations in Geneva In the framework of his official visit to Geneva Ahmad Shahidov, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited headquarter of Global ...

Ahmad Shahidov meets with Ekmeleddin İhsanoglu prominent politician of Turkish world

January 27th, 2016

Head of AIDHR discussed Azerbaijan Turkish relations with Ekmeleddin İhsanoglu, former Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) who is currently MHP Member of Parliament from Istanbul On January 27 Parliamentary Assembly of the ...

Ahmad Shahidov: “Azerbaijan is appropriately represented at the PACE winter session”

January 26th, 2016

Human rights defender associated failure of recognition one of the two resolutions on Armenia with the religious factor Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has started its winter session on January 25. As it ...

Ahmad Shahidov meets with Crimean Tatars leader in the frame of PACE Winter session

January 25th, 2016

The Winter Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has kicked off in Strasbourg, France on 25, January. The first day of the session featured elections of PACE president, vice president and ...

Ahmad Shahidov attends the meeting dedicated to Turkish-Polish relations

January 23rd, 2016

Yusuf Ziya Ozcan, Turkish Ambassador to Poland sent out important messages at the event devoted to the ended tenure of Ambassador A meeting has been organized on Turkish-Polish relations by Embassy of Turkey in Warsaw, Poland ...

“Let’s save our children!” – Ahmad Shahidov addresses to the Gulf countries

January 14th, 2016

Head of AIDHR talks to international human rights conference to be held in Qatar about killings of children in conflict-ridden countries The international human rights conference to be organized by the Office of the High ...

UN brings together human rights advocates around Muslim countries for conducting discussions in Qatar

January 13th, 2016

Head of AIDHR Ahmad Shahidov also attends international human rights conference to be organized in Doha The international human rights conference to be organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) ...

“Recent developments opened a new page in Azerbaijan and European relations” – Ahmad Shahidov

December 20th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov, head of AIDHR attended groundbreaking gathering dedicated to human rights which took place in Brussels, Belgium on December 10 Head of AIDHR talked to Mammad Gulmammadov, editor in chief of the Olke.az web site ...

Radicalism, terror and human rights to be discussed at the European Parliament

December 11th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov commented on multiculturalism traditions of Azerbaijan European Parliament’s hearing on “Religion, Security and Human Rights” has been conducted in Brussels, Belgium on December 10. The meeting which attended by officials, religious leaders, human ...

Ahmad Shahidov meets with PACE President Anne Brasseur

November 27th, 2015

Head of AIDHR informed PACE President on the state of human rights in Azerbaijan The Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) met in Sofia, Bulgaria on November 27. The Standing Committee featured ...

Parliamentary elections held in Azerbaijan to be discussed at the Standing Committee meeting of PACE

November 27th, 2015

Standing Committee meeting of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has been held in Sofia, Bulgaria On November 27 Standing Committee meeting of PACE has been conducted in Sofia, Bulgaria. The issues of human ...

Ahmad Shahidov meets with head of Justice and Peace Netherlands

November 24th, 2015

On November 23 Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited Justice and Peace Netherlands headquartered in Hague, the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Being received by Sebastiaan Van Der ...

Freedom of media to be discussed at TRANSEUROPE Forum in Italy

November 23rd, 2015

TRANSEUROPE Forum has been organized in Rovereto, Italy on November 21 An international forum under the title of “TRANSEUROPE-Civil Society Network” has been conducted in Rovereto, Italy on November 21. Attended by 500 representatives including ...

“Human rights are becoming less important in the UN agenda” – Ahmad Shahidov

November 19th, 2015

Attending United Nations Forum in Geneva on November 16-18, Ahmad Shahidov, head of AIDHR shared his views on conducted discussions The 4th Annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights has been organized in ...

Ahmad Shahidov holds meetings at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

November 18th, 2015

Head of AIDHR raised an issue of one million refuges as consequences of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict In the framework of his official meeting to Sweden, Ahmad Shahidov Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights ...

Ahmad Shahidov touch on issue of education in Azerbaijan during his meeting with UNESCO official

November 17th, 2015

Human rights advocate held a meeting with Dr. Mmantsetsa Marope, Director of the UNESCO International Bureau of Education In the framework of his working visit to Sweden, Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy ...

Ahmad Shahidov joins United Nations forum in Geneva which seeks to discuss human rights issue worldwide

November 16th, 2015

The 4th Annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights has kicked off in Geneva on November 16 Human rights advocates gathered in Geneva to attend the 4th Annual United Nations Forum on Business and ...

The Notion of Freedom is Different in Azerbaijan

July 10th, 2015

A conversation with Ahmad Shahidov, head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights. Interviewer: Bartosz Marcinkowski BARTOSZ MARCINKOWSKI: You are chief of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights which claims to stand ...

Head of AIDHR makes a speech on mass murder of Muslims in China and Myanmar at OSCE meeting – VIDEO

July 3rd, 2015

OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights’ (ODIHR) two days international conference on “Freedom of Religion or Belief, Fostering Mutual Respect and Understanding” has commenced in Vienna, Austria on July 2. The conference will ...

Head of AIDHR has interviewed “New Eastern Europe” and talked about human rights – VIDEO

June 30th, 2015

During his conversation with Bartosz Marcinkowski, assistant editor of “New Eastern Europe”, Ahmad Shahidov touched on Nagorno Karabakh conflict In the framework of his working visit to Europe Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute ...

Summer Session of PACE features hearings on Azerbaijan – VIDEO

June 23rd, 2015

Joining the discussions Ahmad Shahidov talked about anti-propaganda campaigns conducted by Armenian MPs On June 23 the next session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has continued in Strasbourg, France. The ...

Head of AIDHR meets with Mikheil Saakashvili at GLOBSEC 2015 Forum

June 22nd, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov conveyed his condolences to the Georgian former president on floods in Tbilisi Following a series of panels and discussions the 10th annual GLOBSEC 2015 Bratislava Global Security Forum was ended on June 21 ...

US Senator John McCain: “Putin’s next target is Azerbaijan”

June 21st, 2015

During his meeting with United States Senator, head of AIDHR raised Nagorno Kharabakh issue The 10th annual GLOBSEC 2015 Bratislava Global Security Forum continued its panel of discussions on June 21. The forum which was attended ...

Human rights defender to discuss human rights issue with OSCE Secretary General

June 20th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov conveyed his concern to Lamberto Zannier over the closing down OSCE office in Baku Panel discussions of the 10th annual GLOBSEC 2015 Bratislava Global Security Forum is underway. The forum that was attended ...

Head of AIDHR meets with President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves at GLOBSEC 2015 Forum

June 20th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov talked about cores of Ramadan holiday to Estonian president The 10th annual GLOBSEC 2015 Bratislava Global Security Forum continued its panel of discussions during which European high ranked officials discussed a series of ...

In the frame of GLOBSEC 2015 forum head of AIDHR meets with presidents of Croatia and Macedonia

June 19th, 2015

The 10th annual GLOBSEC 2015 Bratislava Global Security Forum that kicked off on June 19 calls attention of European community and mass media. The forum which was attended by high ranked officials of Europe focused ...

GLOBSEC 2015 kicks off with special emphasize on combat against ISIS

June 19th, 2015

GLOBSEC international forum commenced in Bratislava, Slovakia on June 19. The forum which will run for two days will feature discussions on Russian external policy, European issues, priorities of NATO, combat against terrorism, in particular ...

UN four resolutions to be mentioned at OSCE conference, armenian journalists’ protested – VIDEO

June 16th, 2015

Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media conference on Journalists’ Safety, Media Freedom and Pluralism in Times of Conflict has kicked off in Vienna, Austria on June 15. The conference has been ...

Head of AIDHR talks about double standards of the Europe media at the OSCE Conference on Media Freedom – VIDEO

June 15th, 2015

Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media has conducted two days conference on Journalists’ Safety, Media Freedom and Pluralism in Times of Conflict in Vienne, Austria on June 15. The conference that ...

Journalists’ Safety, Media Freedom and Pluralism to be discussed at OSCE Conference

June 11th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov, Head of AIDHR will make a speech on Azerbaijani journalists’ safety, media freedom and pluralism at OSCE conference to be held in Vienna The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media will conduct ...

“Closing down OSCE office in Baku raises a concern” – AIDHR

June 8th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov: ”OSCE plays an important role in ensuring democracy in Azerbaijan and peaceful solution of Nagorno Kharabakh conflict” Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan has issued a letter to OSCE headquarter ...

Head of AIDHR meets with Director of the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) of Latvia

May 22nd, 2015

As a part of his official visit to Latvia Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting with Yaroslav Strelchenok, Director of the Corruption Prevention and Combating ...

Council of Europe’s Commissioner who criticized Azerbaijan fails to answer questions regarding hostages from Kalbajar – VIDEO

May 21st, 2015

In the frame of Riga Summit an interesting dialogue took place between Ahmad Shahidov, human rights defender and Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights In his remarks made during the fourth Eastern ...

A book containing Azerbaijani realties to be presented to one of the largest scientific center of Eastern Europe – VIDEO

May 18th, 2015

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov presented a book dedicated to Nagorno Karabakh conflict and Azerbaijani hostages to National Library of Estonia Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited ...

Head of AIDHR holds a meeting at the Office of the Chancellor of Justice in Estonia

May 18th, 2015

During the meeting books on Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijani hostages were presented to Estonian official In the framework of his working visit to Europe, Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) ...

Ahmad Shahidov represents Azerbaijan at GLOBSEC Young Leaders´ Forum 2015 – VIDEO

May 13th, 2015

Security and human rights will be main issues of GLOBSEC 2015 to be held in Bratislava GLOBSEC 2015 – Global Security Forum will be held in Bratislava, Slovakia on June 19-21, 2015. Security, democracy and ...

Head of AIDHR attends Eastern Partnership Summit to be held in Riga

May 6th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov: “Azerbaijan seems unwilling in signing Associative Agreement with the European Union” Holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Latvia will host one of grandiose summit “Eastern Partnership Summit” of participating ...

A protest to be held in front of PACE Headquarter against fake claims of armenians – VIDEO

April 25th, 2015

Human Rights defender Ahmad Shahidov demanded immediate release of Azerbaijani hostages in Strasbourg A flash-mob protest against fabricated claims of Armenian was held in front of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe headquartered ...

Czech Ombudsman to be presented a book on Nagorno-Karabakh

April 23rd, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov, Head AIDHR met with Anna Šabatová, Czech ombudsman Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting with Mrs. Anna Šabatová, human rights defender (ombudsman) in Brno ...

AIDHR to collaborate with Peace Institute in Slovenia

April 23rd, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov visited Peace Institute in Slovenian and met with Neža Kogovšek Šalamon, director of the institute As a part of his official visit to Slovenia, Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy ...

Discussions to be held on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and Azerbaijani hostages at Human Rights Ombudsman of the Republic of Slovenia

April 22nd, 2015

Slovenian Ombudsman has been informed on Azerbaijani hostages In the framework of his official visit to Slovenia, Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited Human Rights Ombudsman of ...

Head of AIDHR meets with President of Slovenian National Council

April 21st, 2015

President of Slovenian National Council has been presented a book on Azerbaijani hostages Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting with President of Slovenian National Council, ...

The issue of Azerbaijani hostages to be discussed at Office of the Croatian People’s Ombudsman

April 21st, 2015

Head of AIDHR Ahmad Shahidov met with the Ombudswoman Lora VIDOVIĆ Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited Office of the Croatian People’s Ombudsman that headquartered in Zagreb, ...


Ahmad Shahidov’s speech at OSCE Vienna meeting angered US diplomats – VIDEO

April 17th, 2015

The freedoms of association and assembly were discussed at the meeting OSCE’s next meeting was held in Vienna, Austria on April 16 with a focus on the freedoms of association and assembly in OSCE participating countries. In his ...

Delegation of AIDHR to hold a meeting at Austrian Ombudsman Board

April 16th, 2015

Austrian Ombudsman Günther Kräuter was presented a book dedicated to the hostages from Azerbaijan On April 16 a delegation led by Ahmad Shahidov, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a ...

AIDHR report on the National Council’s protest rally on April 5

April 6th, 2015

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) carried out monitoring of 5th April’s protest rally As informed early, an authorised protest rally took place in “Mahsul” stadium which locates in Yasamal District, Baku on ...

Armenian nationalists target Azerbaijani human rights defender – FACTS

March 3rd, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov turned to be a target of threatening statements made by Armenian nationalists in social medias Hundreds of Armenian nationalists launched abuse campaign against Azerbaijani human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov in facebook social network ...

Demonstration to be held in front of Armenian Embassy in Poland; protestors blocked the entrance to the Embassy – Video

February 27th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov, Human rights defender addressed to Serzh Sargsyan Protest was held in front of Armenian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland on February 26. The demonstration which organized by Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) in ...

Information on Azerbaijani realities were made available at UN’s library

February 25th, 2015

Human rights defender, Ahmad Shahidov presented multi lingual books about Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and Azerbaijani hostages to the United Nations Library Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited the United ...

Human rights defenders around the world got together in Geneva

February 24th, 2015

7th Annual Geneva Summit on  Human Rights and Democracy kicked off The 7th Summit for Human Rights and Democracy took place in Geneva, on 24 February. High level international summit which brought together about two thousand ...

State of Azerbaijani mass media to be discussed at OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

February 23rd, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov, Head of AIDHR held a meeting with an official of OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media On February 23 Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited OSCE ...

An interesting protest dedicated to Azerbaijani hostages in downtown of Vienna

February 21st, 2015

Under the initiation of Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR), human rights defender, an interesting event took place in Vienne’s downtown, Austria on February 21. Holding photos of ...

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s Winter Meeting primarily focused on escalating crisis in and around Ukraine

February 20th, 2015

Winter session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly has been held in Vienne, Austria on February 18-20. The meeting which attended by OSCE participating States chiefly focused on the issues of democracy, human rights, humanitarian, territorial ...

Head of AIDHR inks cooperation agreement in Qatar

February 18th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov, human rights defender reached a pivotal agreement in Doha Cooperation agreement has been signed between Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights and the National Human Rights Committee of Qatar on February 18 in ...

Head of AIDHR holds a meeting with top officials of the National Human Rights Committee of Qatar

February 18th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov familiarized himself with the activities of the Committee Ahmad Shahidov, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited the National Human Rights Committee of Qatar in Doha, Qatar on February 18 ...

“We do believe that Robert F. Cekuta’s arrival will be turning point in the USA-Azerbaijani relations” – AIDHR

February 5th, 2015

We do hope that newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan will pay much attention to the issues of democracy and human rights Robert Cekuta, newly appointed U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Azerbaijan will arrive ...

Head of AIDHR meets with an adviser of the PACE President

January 29th, 2015

Anne Brasseur, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe keeps track of human rights situation in Azerbaijan Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting ...

Human rights defender interfered demonstration staged by armenians, confrontation was cracked down – VIDEO

January 29th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov’s remarks on Khojaly Genocide made armenian nationalists resentful The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe took place on January 28, in Strasbourg, France. During the discussions with participation of European MPs, protests ...

Realities of Kharabakh to be presented to the Austrian National Library – VIDEO

January 27th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov, human rights defender presented encyclopedic book titled “Karabakh: yesterday and today” to one of the large library of Europe

In the framework of his working visit to Vienne, Austria Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the ...

Human rights defender to raise an issue of hostages of Khalbajar region at the Austrian Parliament

January 26th, 2015

Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting at the Austrian Parliament Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited Austrian ...

Human Rights Defender to address to Europe with regard to combat against terrorism – VIDEO

January 20th, 2015

Head of AIDHR calls on Europeans primarily visit Martyrs’ Avenue while being in Baku during the First European Olympic Games On the occasion of commemoration of tragedy 20 January, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy ...

“Propaganda campaign launched against USA contradicts Azerbaijani interests” – AIDHR

January 16th, 2015

Deliberate anti-propaganda campaigns carried out by several new media means are made by the forces that do not want to see Azerbaijan`s prosperity There are close relations between Azerbaijan and the USA. It was on ...

“Considerable tension directed towards Baku bureau of the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty raises serious concerns” – AIDHR

December 29th, 2014

Officers of the Department has raided the head office of Baku bureau of the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) located in Caspian Business Center in Yasamal district, Baku on December 26. According to head of ...

“Prior to the municipality elections some irregularities have occurred” – AIDHR

December 16th, 2014

An election will be held for the local self-government circles – municipalities in Azerbaijan on December 23, 2014. Far in advance of Election Day Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) made a statement ...

AIDHR declaration on the occasion of Human Rights Day on December 10

December 10th, 2014

The 10th of December is marked as the Human Rights Day worldwide. The decision is related to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights made by United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation on 10 December 1948. ...

Head of AIDHR to have a meeting at the Swiss Federal Department for Foreign Affairs and Parliament

December 6th, 2014

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) expands its relations with Swiss governmental and non-governmental organizations Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited Swiss Federal Department for ...

21st OSCE Ministerial Council meeting has kicked off

December 4th, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) attends the gathering The 21st OSCE Ministerial Council gathering started in Basel, Switzerland on December 4. The meeting is attended by foreign ...

Head of AIDHR meets with Editor-in-chief of Tages Woche newspaper which headquartered in Switzerland

December 3rd, 2014

In the frame of the meeting an agreement on bilateral cooperation has been made between AIDHR and Tages Woche newspaper Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited Tages ...

Head of AIDHR to talk about Azerbaijani hostages at the ICRC Head Office

December 2nd, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov held a meeting with Carolina Douiliez, Deputy Chair of Europe and Central Asia Department of the International Committee of the Red Cross Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human ...

United Nations Forum on Human Rights to kick off in Geneva

December 1st, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov, Head of AIDHR: “The main issue of the forum agenda will be ensuring human rights on daily and business lives” UN launched its forum under the title of “Business and Human Rights” in ...

Head of AIDHR to address open letter to the founder of “People In Need” organization that headquartered in Check Republic – Text

November 28th, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov asked his collogue Simon Panek to bring clarification on the issue of his being pro-armenian or not Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) wrote an open ...

Head of AIDHR to attend the 21st OSCE Ministerial Council

November 22nd, 2014

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human rights received accreditation from Swiss OSCE Chairmanship The 21st OSCE Ministerial Council will take place on 4 and 5 December 2014 in Basel, Switzerland. Annually organized international event will ...

Challenges to Security and Human rights in Arab countries to be discussed in Doha, Qatar

November 6th, 2014

The international conference joined by Governmental officials and state figures of Arab countries, representatives of the international human rights organizations is also attended by Ahmad Shahidov, head of AIDHR An international conference under the title ...

Head of AIDHR meets with Dr. Ali Bin Samikh Al-Marri, Chairman of National Human Rights Committee of Qatar

November 6th, 2014

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights expands its relations with the Arabian countries Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting with Dr. Ali Bin Samikh ...

Head of AIDHR held a meeting at the Austrian Federal Ministry for Arts and Culture, Constitution and Media

November 5th, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov enquired about the Austrian legislative practices and freedom of media Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting at the Austrian Federal Ministry for Arts ...

Head of AIDHR to meet with Member of Austrian Parliament

November 4th, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov had discussions with Jessi Lintl, Austria, Team Stronach party on human rights related issues In the framework of his official visit to Vienna, Austria Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy ...

Head of AIDHR to have a meeting with Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, OSCE Chairperson’s Personal Representative

November 4th, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov convey his concern to OSCE’s official with regard to hostages of Kalbajar region OSCE international conference dedicated to the Combat against human trafficking was kicked off on November 4, 2014 in Vienna, Austria. ...

Head of AIDHR to have a meeting at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Slovak Republic

November 3rd, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov held a meeting with Milan Kollár, Director, Human Rights Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Slovak Republic Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited Ministry of ...

Head of AIDHR to talk about human rights at OSCE Vienna meeting

October 30th, 2014

OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights conducted its meeting under title of “Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Economic Crisis” in Vienna, Austria on 30 October 2014. Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy ...

Head of AIDHR to hold a meeting at European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

October 30th, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov held discussions with Dr. Jonas Grimheden, Head of Sector Access to Justiceof the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) on issues of Human rights. Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human ...

“Re-establishing of human rights working group is an encouraging step“ – AIDHR

October 23rd, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov: “Restoring dialogue between the state and civil society worth appreciations” Following his telephone conversation with Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on August 12 Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council ...

Head of AIDHR to talk about Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Gouliyev at OSCE Meeting

October 2nd, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov noted that freedom of movement of Azerbaijani citizens is restricted in their own country OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) held it’s another assembly under the title of “The Human ...

Head of AIDHR to talk about Armenian provocation and legal action launched against Rauf Arifoglu, Editor in Chief of “New Musavat” newspaper at OSCE meeting – VIDEO

October 1st, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov called on to stop immediately court proceeding launched against Rauf Arifoglu, Editor in Chief of “New Musavat” newspaper The next meeting of OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) under the ...

Head of AIDHR to talk about rights of ethnic minorities at OSCE Warsaw meeting – VIDEO

September 29th, 2014

In his remarks Ahmad Shahidov noted that 120 thousand Armenians reside in Azerbaijan while 30 Azerbaijanis live in Armenia OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) organized its next meeting that titled “The ...

Abusing Campaign to be launched by Armenian mass media towards Head of AIDHR

September 29th, 2014

Panorama.am website called Ahmad Shahidov as a strong “armenophob” Armenian Panorama.am website published an article under the title of “Armenophob and ‘‘dirigible human rights activist’’ Ahmфd Shahidov presents Azerbaijan at OSCE/ODIHR event in Warsaw” on ...

Head of AIDHR held a series of meetings at Lithuania Parliament

September 26th, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov met with Leonard Talmont, Chairman of the Committee on Human Rights (CHR) of Lithuanian Seimas Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited Lithuanian Seimas, Parliament in ...

“Armenia is the center for human trafficking and prostitution in the region” harsh criticisms from the Head of AIDHR at OSCE Warsaw meeting

September 25th, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov mad a report on victims of human trafficking during OSCE discussions dedicated to trafficking on human beings OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) conducted its next gathering under the title ...

Head of AIDHR informed European diplomats about Armenian terrorism, he recalled Zori Balayan’s confessions – VIDEO

September 24th, 2014

OSCE general assembly in Warsaw continued its sessions on “Combating terrorism and torture” on September 24. Attendees of the meeting talked about torture facts in various parts of world and combat against terrorism which threatens ...

Head of AIDHR to denounce Armenian government at the OSCE’s Warsaw meeting – VIDEO

September 23rd, 2014

Together with her armenian friends Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismail impolitely behaved while Ahmad Shahidov was making a speech The issue of fundamental freedoms was discussed at the OSCE general assembly in Warsaw, Poland on September ...

Head of AIDHR meets Dunya Miyatovich, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

September 23rd, 2014

In the framework of his official visit to Warsaw, Poland for attending international assembly, Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a short meeting with Dunya Miyatovich, OSCE ...

Head of AIDHR spoke about democratic institutions at the OSCE Warsaw meeting

September 22nd, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov touched upon recent state of democracy in the South Caucasus countries As informed earlier,OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) began its next general assembly under the title of “The Human ...

OSCE commences its meeting in Warsaw

September 22nd, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov: “Human rights, democracy and territorial integrity of countries will be prime issues of the meeting’s agenda” OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) started its next general assembly in Warsaw, Poland ...

“Statistical figures of suicide rates in Azerbaijan leave deep concerns” – AIDHR

August 13th, 2014

535 suicide facts were registered in 2013; the figures are 260 within 6 months of 2014 Recent increased number of suicide rates in Azerbaijan stems from not only social problems, people’s attitude towards one anther ...

“We do believe that PACE will remain in the universe history as the messenger of peace, democracy and welfare” – AIDHR Congratulation letter

August 10th, 2014

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights sent a letter to Strasburg on the occasion of 65th anniversary of PACE The letter says: “It has already passed 65 years over the establishment of Parliamentary Assembly ...

AIDHR: “Detention of young member of Musavat party deteriorates Azerbaijani image in an international level”

July 25th, 2014

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights will raise the issue of Faraj Kerimli’s detention during OSCE meeting to be organized in Warsaw Faraj Kerimli, Deputy Chairman of the Youth Wing of the “Musavat” party ...

AIDHR: “Unequal Treatment towards mass media representatives is experienced”

July 22nd, 2014

National press and journalism day is celebrated in Azerbaijan on July 22. This day is associated with “Akinchi” newspaper whose first publication was released in 1875 on July 22. On the occasion of national press ...

AIDHR statement: “Arrest of rights advocate Hasan Huseynli left the civil society desperate”

July 16th, 2014

Nizami court of Ganja city issued a final order concerning to the Hasan Huseynli case, Head of “Mature Citizen” Civic Education Center On July 14. He was sentenced to six years imprisonment on the accusation ...

AIDHR representatives to mull the issue of rights defenders at the USA Embassy

July 15th, 2014

Head of the AIDHR, Ahmad Shahidov and Project Manager of the organization Shamshir Tarlanov to meet Political Affairs Officer of the Embassy of the United States of America to Azerbaijan Head of the Azerbaijani Institute ...

AIDHR appoints its new coordinator

July 11th, 2014

Shamshir Tarlanov will coordinate projects to be implemented by AIDHR Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) conducted its next Board meeting on July 11, 2014 and the meeting featured to appoint Shamshir Tarlanov on ...

Head of AIDHR to meet OSCE Official

July 7th, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov informed Ambassador of OSCE and Slovenian diplomat Mr. Janez Lenarčič about human rights situation in Azerbaijan Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) Ahmad Shahidov conducted a meeting with ...

Chief of AIDHR spoke about rights of journalists at German Embassy

July 2nd, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov to meet Frederik Hanke, First Secretary of the German Embassy to Azerbaijan Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting at the German Embassy to ...

AIDHR activity to be discussed at EU Delegation to Baku

July 1st, 2014

Chief of the AIDHR Ahmad Shahidov met Alexandra NERISANU, Manager at the EU Delegation to Baku Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting with Miss. Alexandra ...

Chief of AIDHR visited Polish Embassy in Azerbaijan – PHOTO

June 30th, 2014

Ahmad Shahidov met with Counsellor of political and economic section of Embassy Mrs. Beata Baranska On 30 June, chief of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad Shahidov met with Counsellor of political and ...

“We hope Mr. Pedro Agramunt will work more closely with Azerbaijan” – Reference

June 27th, 2014

Chief of AIDHR Ahmad Shahidov: “PACE`s appointment a new rapporteur on political prisoners in Azerbaijan is related to the attention to this problem” Preparation of a report on political prisoners in Azerbaijan is committed to ...

AIDHR: “Problems observed in country’s traffic system lead to violation of rights not only drivers but also passengers”

June 17th, 2014

More than 1000 traffic accidents has occurred within 5 month of 2014 leaving approximately 500 deaths and 1000 people with various injures After Azerbaijani gained its independence speedy growth of country’s economy increased influx of ...

AIDHR Statement: “Investigation on Farahim Ilgaroglu’s case does not fulfill expectations”

June 6th, 2014

Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights informed its European colleagues on the case As for information, Farahim Ilgaroglu Gasimov, correspondent of daily “Yeni Musavat” was assaulted and beaten by an unknown man or men ...

AIDHR: “Every two hours a child dies in Azerbaijan” – Report

June 1st, 2014

35 children committed suicide in Azerbaijan within only 2004 The International Day for Protection of Children is celebrated today. It was on June 5, 1950 during the International Women’s Conference organized by the United Nations ...

Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights was established

May 30th, 2014

Chief of AIDHR Ahmad Shahidov: “Our main activities will be associated with the provision of human rights, democracy and freedoms” Today was founded new non-governmental organization, which will operate on human rights in Azerbaijan. The ...

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