Azerbaijan’s Internally Displaced Person Hold Protest in Barda Region

Other News Materials 14 September 2007 15:43 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Barda / Тrend corr Sh. Jaliloghlu / The persons displaced from Azerbaijan's Aghdam region held a demonstration on 13 September. Approximately 100 internally displaced persons from Aghdam region who are temporarily residing in the Barda region have protested as they have not had any drinking water for over a month.

The protestors said the government allots AZN 5 for public utilities to each member of a family. Despite repeated requested to the responsible organizations they have not received a reply.

According to the Barda Region Executive Power, they are aware of the problem and necessary measures are being taken in this connection. The displaced persons will receive water in the near future.

Barda region is located 320km south-west of Baku.