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Azerbaijan’s IDP Rights Discussed at UN Session

Society Materials 21 March 2007 14:12
Azerbaijan’s IDP Rights Discussed at UN Session

Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Agayeva / The issue of the violated rights of the Azerbaijanis, who have been internally displaced as a result of the Armenian aggression, was raised at the 4th Session of the UN Council for Human Rights in Geneva.

The Ombudsman of Azerbaijan, Elmira Suleymanova, who attended the session, said that, on par with the session, the 19th Session of the National Institute for Human Rights of the International Co-ordination Council of the Council of Europe took place in Geneva. Within the session, discussions were held over national minorities, violence against women, as well as child prostitution and pornography, Suleymanova said.

During her speech, the Ombudsman of Azerbaijan drew everyone's attention to the violation of rights of the internally displaced persons of Azerbaijan and reported on the situation regarding the protection of human rights.

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