Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend Z.Ibrahimkhalilova / The Chief of Department for Human Rights and Public Relations of the Justice Ministry of Azerbaijan, Faig Gurbanov, said that the situation with human rights in the penal institutions of Azerbaijan has never critical. It is testified by the reports of the international organizations.
According to him, the separate incidents and facts of suicide do not testify that the rights of the prisoners are violated in Azerbaijan . Public Committee for Monitoring of Prisons, local and international NGOs hold monitoring in prisons and reformatories of Azerbaijan . As comprised with other countries, only separate suicide cases are noticed in Azerbaijan and such cases happen in all reformatories of the world.
According to Gurbanov, the recent case was linked with the psychological condition of the prisoner, but not with the violation of the rights.