Ombudsperson addresses ICRC representative in Azerbaijan for captured Azerbaijani soldier

Ombudsperson addresses ICRC representative in Azerbaijan for captured Azerbaijani soldier
# 13 May 2009 15:51 (UTC +04:00)
Baku – APA. Human Rights Commissioner of Azerbaijan Elmira Suleymanova addressed representative of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Azerbaijan Toon Vandenhove for the returning of Azerbaijani soldier Anar Khanbaba Hajiyev, who was captured by the Armenian armed forces in the line of contact between the troops. The Commissioner said regular captivity of the Azerbaijani soldiers and civilians by the Armenian armed forces created serious concern in the society. “Sergeant of the Azerbaijani Army Anar Khanbaba Hajiyev was captured by the Armenian forces on May 10 and is in the captivity now. I am requesting you to use your mandate for prevention of tortures and pressure against Hajiyev during the captivity and his soonest return home”.
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