Monitoring of fair conviction of teenagers accomplished

Society Materials 13 May 2006 15:13 (UTC +04:00)

Monitoring of fair conviction of teenagers has been accomplished, reports Trend quoting Ombudsmans Apparat.

This event was implemented within the frames of the Project, Development of Juvenile System in Azerbaijan jointly with OSCEs Baku Office, Alliance

of Non-Government Organizations on Rights of Children, Ombudsman Apparatus, UNICEF etc.

The monitoring was conducted in Baku and regions with participation of experts. The purpose of the monitoring was to study the situation concerning conviction of teenagers and revealing problems.

To implement the objectives of monitoring fill-in-questionnaires were used in local courts and places of temporary detention at police departments.

The results of monitoring with opinions of experts will be published soon. Implementation of such measures is expected to give a rise to other events devoted to juvenile justice.