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Azerbaijan: UN criticizes torture record

Azerbaijan: UN criticizes torture record

| December 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The United Nations Committee Against Torture examined Azerbaijan’s record on torture and ill-treatment on November 11 and 12, 2015, and published its conclusions on 9 December, the same day the government freed an ailing prominent human rights defender, Leyla Yunus, who had been held for more than 16 months. “The government has been locking up […]

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OIC recalls Arif Mammadov from post of ambassador to EU

OIC recalls Arif Mammadov from post of ambassador to EU

The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry has confirmed the fact that Arif Mammadov (pictured) has been recalled from the post of OIC ambassador to the European Union by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, said the letter of the OIC secretariat, sent to the embassy of Azerbaijan in Saudi Arabia in response to the note of the Azerbaijani […]

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