In accordance with the information of the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress Moscow Branch, the special police unit carried out raid upon the trade center near the Dmitriyevskiy highway and detained around 200 Azerbaijanis.
Elmira Suleymanova, the Azerbaijani Ombudsman, addressed to her Russian counterpart Vladimir Lukin in this regard. The message says that 50 people were released, the fate of the rest are unknown.
Suleymanova informed her counterpart about use of force, brutal treatment and serious violation of human rights by the Russian force bodies towards the Azerbaijanis living in
She asked Lukin to clarify the issue, research the legality of their detention and ensure protection of their rights.