“Is there not anyone in the land of scholars to represent Gakh in Parliament?!” – Meeting with residents of Onjalli village

A well-known human rights defender, Ahmad Shahidov, a candidate for deputy from the 112th Gakh constituency, visited Onjalli village of Gakh region and met with village elders and youth. Ahmad Shahidov, who is interested about the village’s concerns, was informed that the biggest problem in Onjalli village is related to gas supply, light poles, rural roads and employment of young people. Residents of Onjalli village said they will vote for Ahmad Shahidov, a native of Gakh, who is running in the elections and think that someone from us should represent Gakh in Parliament.

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

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