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“Our activity in the PACE Winter Session has changed the international approach to issue of the Azerbaijani hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov

29 January 2018

The Winter Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was held on January 22-26 in Strasbourg, France. On the first day of the Session, the new president and vice-presidents of PACE, Commissioner for Human Rights and chairpersons of committees were elected. PACE’s priorities for the new term were announced. The issues of […]

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

26 January 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 Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was held on January 22-26 in Strasbourg, France. On the […]

“We believe in the release of Azerbaijani hostages in the coming months and strengthened our activity in this direction” – Ahmad Shahidov

11 December 2017

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov spoke in an exclusive interview to CBC Azerbaijan TV on the work done to release Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, was the guest of the “Interview” program of CBC Azerbaijan Television on the occasion of the […]

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

10 November 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 Republic of Serbia Mr. Vladimir Cucic in Belgrade. During the meeting, the sides discussed the war and its horrors faced […]

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

09 November 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 Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in Europe, met with the Vice-Speaker of the Parliament of the […]

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

18 October 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 professionals, representatives of civil society and researchers from 57 participating States took part in discussions. Taking an active part in […]

The Cordelia Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims is launching an investigation into Azerbaijani hostages

13 October 2017

Being on a working visit in Europe, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov visited The Cordelia Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims in Budapest. The Human Rights Defender, who met with the head of program department of the Cordelia Foundation Mrs. Dorottya Atal, gave detailed information about the […]

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

12 October 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 European University Center for Policy Studies Dr. Andrew Cartwright and exchanged views on recent developments in the region. The sides, […]

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

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

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

22 July 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 media outlets have been registered in the country today. Some of them are permanently published. Azerbaijan has already joined the […]

“We try to overcome the existing double standards with respect to the Azerbaijani hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov talked to CBC Azerbaijan Television

12 July 2017

It is already 3 years that Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev have been taken hostage by armenian armed forces. On July 11, 2014, three Azerbaijani civilians – Dilgam Asgarov, Shahbaz Guliyev and Hasan Hasanov went to Kalbajar region of Azerbaijan to visit their relatives graves and were taken captive by armenians. Hasan Hasanov, […]

The killing of 2 year old Zahra was discussed in Cyprus State Television

10 July 2017

The killing of civilians by the armenian armed forces in the Alkhanli village of Fuzuli region of Azerbaijan is also in the international press. Killing of two-year-old Zahra Guliyeva by armenian armed forces was spoke in the “Main News” program of the State Television of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus – BRT. Joined to […]

“Armenia, which targets civilians, brutally violates the Geneva Conventions” – CBC Azerbaijan TV

06 July 2017

On July 4 at about 20:40 (GMT+4 hours), the Armenian armed forces again violated ceasefire and, using 82-mm and 120-mm mortars and grenade launchers, shelled Azerbaijani positions and territories where the civilian population lives, namely the Alkhanli village of the country’s Fuzuli district, thereby grossly violating the requirements of international law. As a result of […]

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

20 February 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 the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, and in collaboration […]

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

24 January 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 met with Chairman of Mahatma Gandhi Human Rights Organisation Mr. Gibril Deen in Budapest, capital of Hungary. Gave detailed information […]

“Our activity in the PACE Winter Session has changed the international approach to issue of the Azerbaijani hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov

29 January 2018

The Winter Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was held on January 22-26 in Strasbourg, France. On the first day of the Session, the new president and vice-presidents of PACE, Commissioner ...

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

26 January 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 believe in the release of Azerbaijani hostages in the coming months and strengthened our activity in this direction” – Ahmad Shahidov

11 December 2017

Human rights defender Ahmad Shahidov spoke in an exclusive interview to CBC Azerbaijan TV on the work done to release Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for ...

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

10 November 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

09 November 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 ...

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

18 October 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 ...

The Cordelia Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims is launching an investigation into Azerbaijani hostages

13 October 2017

Being on a working visit in Europe, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov visited The Cordelia Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims in Budapest. The Human Rights Defender, ...

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

12 October 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 ...

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

11 September 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, ...

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

22 July 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 ...

“We try to overcome the existing double standards with respect to the Azerbaijani hostages” – Ahmad Shahidov talked to CBC Azerbaijan Television

12 July 2017

It is already 3 years that Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev have been taken hostage by armenian armed forces. On July 11, 2014, three Azerbaijani civilians – Dilgam Asgarov, Shahbaz Guliyev and Hasan ...

The killing of 2 year old Zahra was discussed in Cyprus State Television

10 July 2017

The killing of civilians by the armenian armed forces in the Alkhanli village of Fuzuli region of Azerbaijan is also in the international press. Killing of two-year-old Zahra Guliyeva by armenian armed forces was spoke ...

“Armenia, which targets civilians, brutally violates the Geneva Conventions” – CBC Azerbaijan TV

06 July 2017

On July 4 at about 20:40 (GMT+4 hours), the Armenian armed forces again violated ceasefire and, using 82-mm and 120-mm mortars and grenade launchers, shelled Azerbaijani positions and territories where the civilian population lives, namely ...

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

20 February 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 talked about Azerbaijani hostages in the meeting with the Chair of Mahatma Gandhi Human Rights Organisation

24 January 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 ...

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