Office of Ombudsman
Press-release N 1663-2227/340-10, 02.12.2010
According to the
instructions of the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Republic of
Azerbaijan, the representatives of the Ombudsman Office visited
and met with Elchin Amiraslanov who is sentenced to life-imprisonment
number of other inmates.
During the meeting E.
Amiraslanov noted had had not been given meeting with his relatives on
19, 2010, as prescribed by law. E. Amiraslanov also noted he had gone
strike as the books taken form his cell in 2008 had not been returned
yet. He mentioned his health status is normal, he had appealed to the
the facility in relation to beginning hunger strike.
investigation it was revealed that E. Amiraslanov indeed appealed to
of the facility for beginning the hunger strike.
During the talk head of
the institution K Abdullayev noted the appeal of the above mentioned
unjustified, he had enjoyed the right of meeting with family members as
prescribed by law, the last meeting was on October 2010, and next
meeting would be on January 3, 2011. Moreover, the copy of registration
the E. Amiraslanov’s meetings was presented to the representatives of
Ombudsman. Head of the facility noted the inmate is in the medical unit
prisons and he had not handed the food kept in his cell. Furthermore,
Amiraslanov is given daily meals.
Commission was given to
the head of the facility and the doctor to take under their control the
status of the inmate.