Ombudsman presents annual report to Milli Mejlis
7 questions were suggested for discussion at the next meeting of the Milli Mejlis on March 24. The Annual report of the Azerbaijani Ombudsmen, Elmira Suleymanova was presented after MPs finished discussing all current issues, Trend reports.
Suleymanova, reported about the ombudsmen monitoring mission at the November 6 2005 parliamentary elections during her speech in parliament. She said that a number of appeals arrived to the ombudsmen office before and after the elections, they very turned over for revisal to the relevant institutions.
She also informed about constant human rights monitoring activities in the
places of detention, and noted that illegally detained persons were found in some of the police stations. Relevant measures were undertaken to tackle this problems and those guilty were punished, ombudsman said.
Suleymanova also mentioned that a number of complaints on the judicial system came from citizens; they were turned over to the Ministry of Justice and Judicial council. Several judges were punished on the base of these complaints, she noted. She added that ombudsmen apparatus have taken up serious measures to restore the rights of Azerbaijani citizens violated by some foreign companies.
Investigations were also held to address the complaints of misunderstanding between the municipal and executive bodies regarding residential matters.