Ombudsperson meets with Rauf Mirgadirov, Arif Yunusov

Baku: Commissioner for Human Rights of Azerbaijan Elmira Suleymanova has made a surprise visit to the temporary detention facility and investigation isolator of the Ministry of National Security as part of National Preventive Mechanism against tortures.

The purpose of such an unexpected visit was to investigate at first hand the detention conditions and treatment and to make sure detainees’ rights are protected, the Ombudsperson’s Office told APA.

The ombudsperson held private meetings with detainees Rauf Mirgadirov, Arif Yunusov, Elshan Mustafayev and others. The detainees did not complain about the detention conditions or the treatment towards them, and expressed their satisfaction with quality food and medical service provided to them.

The facility administration was given recommendations on further improvement of the detention conditions.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency