Human Rights Defender: “Three persons died as a result of torture in Azerbaijan this year”

Human Rights Defender: “Three persons died as a result of torture in Azerbaijan this year”
# 25 December 2008 15:05 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Hafiz Heydarov–APA. Azerbaijan Committee against Tortures held assembly on the results of 2008, Elchin Behbudov, Chairman of the Committee told APA that he was not satisfied with annual activity of the Committee and it was linked with increase of tortures. He underlined that three Azerbaijanis died as a result of tortures in law-enforcement bodies this year. Over 800 people were undertaken various tortures. Behbudov added that he would publicize other criminal cases in future.
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