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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, listened to their desires and wishes and exchanged views on the issues ahead.  The residents of the Ingiloy-Kotuklu village […]

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

May 6th, 2019

On May 6, holiday of both Azerbaijanis and Georgians – Kurmukoba holiday was celebrated in Gakh region. Each Gakh resident, regardless of religious affiliation, took part in the festival. Kurmuk temple was visited in a day of celebration. Originally from the town of Gakh, well-known human rights defender, won the sympathy of the people of Gakh […]

Ahmad Shahidov congratulates Gakh residents on Kurmukoba holiday in Georgian and Azerbaijani languages

May 5th, 2019

On May 6, holiday of both Azerbaijanis and Georgians – Kurmukoba holiday was celebrated in Gakh region. Each Gakh resident, regardless of religious affiliation, took part in the festival. Kurmuk temple was visited in a day of celebration. Originally from the town of Gakh, well-known human rights defender, won the sympathy of the people of Gakh […]

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 in a day of celebration. Originally from the town of Gakh, well-known human rights defender, won the sympathy of the […]

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. Attending the Sunday worship of Georgian citizens living in the Gakh district, the human rights defender was interested in their […]

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 meeting, the sides exchanged views on fundamental freedoms, freedom of religion, ethnic minorities’ rights and other issues in Albania. Ombudsman […]

Ahmad Shahidov meets Albanian religious leader Anastasios Yannoulatos

February 2nd, 2018

An exchange of views on freedom of religion in Albania was also held during the meeting Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is on a working visit to Europe, meets the Albanian Christian religious leader Dr. Anastasios Yannoulatos in Tirana. During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on […]

“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, and OSCE executive structures, representatives of inter-governmental organizations, legal professionals, representatives of civil society and researchers from 57 participating States […]

“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 institutions, and OSCE executive structures, representatives of inter-governmental organizations, legal professionals, representatives of civil society and researchers from 57 participating […]

“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 institutions, and OSCE executive structures, representatives of inter-governmental organizations, legal professionals, representatives of civil society and researchers from 57 Participating […]

“Radicalism and extremism have no social base in Azerbaijan” – Ahmad Shahidov

June 30th, 2016

Head of AIDHR spoke at the conference, organized in Lerik region On June 30, Conference on “Youths against religious radicalism and extremism” has been organized by Reformist Youths Public Union in Lerik region. Attended by the representatives of Lerik residents, youths and clergymen, the event was organized with the support of State Support Council to […]

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 feature of issues of freedom of religious and belief, inter-religious dialogues at the OSCE participating countries. In his remarks Ahmad […]

Elchin Behbudov holds monitoring in jail of MNS

January 17th, 2015

The head of the Committee against Torture, Elchin Behbudov,within the frameworks of the  monitoring of prison MNS,  visited the former chief of department of the  Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) Elshan Mustafayev, who is accused of accused  of high treason. According to Bekhbudov, the  arrested did not complain about the conditions of detention and the treatment […]

Islamic Party Asks President to Release Islamists

December 22nd, 2014

The Islamic Party asked the head of state to the release the convicted members of the party from prison. The appeal says about the humanism of Islam and the construction of new mosques in Azerbaijan. Against this background, they note the arrest of the faithful, the ban on religious attributes, which is regarded as a […]

European Court rules in favor of Azerbaijani believers

November 15th, 2014

The European Court of Human Rights found a violation of the rights of citizens of Azerbaijan Azer Samedov and Ilgar Allahverdiyev (Ibrahimoglu) for the freedom of assembly guaranteed by Article 11 of the Convention on Human Rights, stated the report of the European Court in the website of this organization. The complaint  due to closing […]

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, ...

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

May 6th, 2019

On May 6, holiday of both Azerbaijanis and Georgians – Kurmukoba holiday was celebrated in Gakh region. Each Gakh resident, regardless of religious affiliation, took part in the festival. Kurmuk temple was visited in a day ...

Ahmad Shahidov congratulates Gakh residents on Kurmukoba holiday in Georgian and Azerbaijani languages

May 5th, 2019

On May 6, holiday of both Azerbaijanis and Georgians – Kurmukoba holiday was celebrated in Gakh region. Each Gakh resident, regardless of religious affiliation, took part in the festival. Kurmuk temple was visited in a day ...

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 ...

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 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 meets Albanian religious leader Anastasios Yannoulatos

February 2nd, 2018

An exchange of views on freedom of religion in Albania was also held during the meeting Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, who is on a working visit to ...

“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, ...

“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 ...

“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 ...

“Radicalism and extremism have no social base in Azerbaijan” – Ahmad Shahidov

June 30th, 2016

Head of AIDHR spoke at the conference, organized in Lerik region On June 30, Conference on “Youths against religious radicalism and extremism” has been organized by Reformist Youths Public Union in Lerik region. Attended by ...

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 ...

Elchin Behbudov holds monitoring in jail of MNS

January 17th, 2015

The head of the Committee against Torture, Elchin Behbudov,within the frameworks of the  monitoring of prison MNS,  visited the former chief of department of the  Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) Elshan Mustafayev, who is accused of ...

Islamic Party Asks President to Release Islamists

December 22nd, 2014

The Islamic Party asked the head of state to the release the convicted members of the party from prison. The appeal says about the humanism of Islam and the construction of new mosques in Azerbaijan. ...

European Court rules in favor of Azerbaijani believers

November 15th, 2014

The European Court of Human Rights found a violation of the rights of citizens of Azerbaijan Azer Samedov and Ilgar Allahverdiyev (Ibrahimoglu) for the freedom of assembly guaranteed by Article 11 of the Convention on ...

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