US Ambassador expresses concern on extension of detention of the youth activist2013 June 25 ( Tuesday ) 16:32:35
US ambassador to Azerbaijan Richard Morninstar has made a statement about case of activists on NİDA organisation.
“The media has reported that authorities yesterday have extended the pretrial detention periods of two N!DA members, ZaurGurbanli and RashadAkhundov. We continue to follow with concern the cases of these and other individuals arrested as a result of this year’s protests.
We urge the Government to ensure that due process and the rule of law are upheld for all detainees, including speedy, fair and transparent trials. We will continue to monitor closely these cases and engage with the Government on them”, - reads the statement. -0-