PACE committee appoints rapporteur to prepare report on “political prisoners in Azerbaijan”

PACE committee appoints rapporteur to prepare report on “political prisoners in Azerbaijan”
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The Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has appointed a rapporteur for the preparation of a report on “political prisoners in Azerbaijan”, said Samad Seyidov, head of the Azerbaijani delegation to the PACE, APA’s correspondent to Europe reports.

 

Ms Thorhildur Sunna ÆVARSDÓTTIR, member of Iceland’s Pirate Party, lawyer, human rights activists, journalist, has been appointed a rapporteur to prepare the report.

 

Dutch MP Pieter Omtzigt earlier proposed the preparation of a report on “political prisoners in Azerbaijan.” The PACE Bureau approved the proposal.

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