Office of Ombudsman
N 1583-2065/180-10, 01.07.2010
Head and the member
of Ombudsman’s NPM group against torture Vugar Maharramli and Adil
two day visit to Gobustan prison of the Ministry of Justice
of Ombudsman inspected security cells, punishment cell, meeting rooms,
sanitary-medical unit, production unit, kitchen, as well other units of
prison, conducted on spot investigation of inmates’ and their family
addressed to the Commissioner.
During the visit the
NPM group members met with the chief, staff of the prison, and inmates.
inmates were interviewed in private, their detention conditions were
Some inmates noted
they had been subjected to pressure of prison personnel, and complained
detention conditions and the quality of food.
They also stressed their dissatisfaction about the medical
E. Suleymanova urged
the Ministry of Justice and asked to eliminate the shortcomings
the visit, take relevant measures and to inform Ombudsman about the