to the instructions of the Commissioner for Human Rights, the members
Ombudsman’s NPM group against torture conducted visit in Baku
Isolator of the Ministry of Justice Penitentiary Service in order to
investigate the appeals received by the Commissioner. They met with 22
detained in the facility, explained them their rights.
detainees didn’t complain about detention conditions and mistreatment.
the detainees expressed their dissatisfaction about the court decisions
biased investigation of their cases. Those persons noted the relevant
of Criminal Code had not been interpreted correctly.
of the interviewed persons noted he had been detained and beaten in
District Police Office. The Commissioner addressed to Prosecutor
the Minister of Interior Affairs in this regard.
visiting team also inspected punishment cell of the penitentiary No.11,
with the detainees, learned imprisonment conditions. Inmates didn’t
about mistreatment. During previous visits to the facility it was
the punishment cell didn’t meet the standards. But during the last
visit it was
defined that reconstruction had been carried out, some of the
were given to the administration of the facilities for improving