A well-known human rights defender, Ahmad Shahidov, a candidate for deputy from the 112th Gakh constituency, met with local residents in Gum village of Gakh region. Talking with locals in the village’s tea house, Ahmad Shahidov shared his plans and ideas for the Gakh region and said that if he wins on February 9 and will be elected to the National Assembly, the Gakh’s residents will have their own voice in the Parliament and all voters will see the true MP for the next five years.
Biography: Ahmad Shahidov was born in 1982 in the Gakh region. He graduated from Baku Slavic University with bachelor’s, master’s and post graduate degrees. He is PhD in Philology. He graduated from the State Law Faculty of the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation in Moscow.
He is a director of the Azerbaijan Institute of Democracy and Human Rights, and also a Coordinator of the Information Center for Azerbaijani Captives and Hostages.
He is a human rights defender, socio-political activist, journalist, poet, writer, author of 7 books.
Besides that he has attended a series of international conferences, held various meetings with the top officials of the European institutions, human rights, watchdog organizations and signed mutual understanding agreements as a human rights defender. These very groundbreaking meetings and conferences played crucial role in his life in terms of being more and more active in sociopolitical life of his country – Azerbaijan. More about his activity, please visit www.shahidov.com/en