(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 18. The members of the
National Preventive Group (NPG) conducted their regular unannounced
visit to the Baku Pre-Trial Detention Facility on the instruction
of the Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of Azerbaijan
Sabina Aliyeva, the Ombudsman's Office told trend .
According to the office, during the visit, the NPG members had
individual meetings with and listened to requests of the facility
detainees, including the nationals of Armenia arrested due to the
criminal acts committed in the liberated areas of Azerbaijan within
the sabotage-terror groups after the trilateral statement of
November 10, 2020 signed by Azerbaijani, Armenian and Russian
leaders following the second Karabakh war.
The legislative acts on the appeal mechanisms in their languages
were presented to those persons as well.
In the course of the visit implemented with the participation of
a doctor member of the NPG, the persons' detention conditions -
condition, lighting and ventilation of cells, the issues related to
personal hygiene, sanitary norms, medical services, and food were
monitored on the spot.
During the meetings, it was noted that the rights of the persons
legislative requirements were observed, their rights and necessary
health care and psychological services were ensured, along with
effective organization of their leisure times.
The persons didn't complain about the detention conditions and
treatment in the facility, and said that they have access to phone
contacts correspondence, information (through TV and publications)
and healthcare services.
It was also noted that the detainees were provided with
literature and information leaflets (in their own languages), and
that they were given the opportunity to meet with the International
Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) representatives without any
Previously, the NPG members visited the persons on January
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