Azerbaijani Ombudsman’s representatives meet detained oppositionist
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 21 / Trend K.Zarbaliyeva /
On behalf of the Human Rights Commissioner Elmira Suleymanova, the staff of the Ombudsman's apparatus in prison № 16 of the penitentiary service of the Ministry of Justice met with the head of the executive office of the Musavat party, Arif Hajili, who is serving a sentence.
During the meeting, Hajili said that from May 15 this year, he went on hunger strike and there are no problems in his state of health, the press service of the apparatus told Trend.
He did not complain at the attitude of prison's staff towards him, and noted he wasn't subject to any threat in the prison.
During the conversation with the leadership of prison, it was noted that Hajili didn't appeal with statement on hunger strike.
Employees of the apparatus instructed the prison's doctor to control health of Hajili.
Hajili was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for taking part in an unauthorised rally of so-called Public Chamber of the opposition on April 2, 2011.