“Gulluk village mosque needs serious repair” – Ahmad Shahidov visits village mosque

A well-known human rights defender, Ahmad Shahidov, a candidate for deputy from the 112th Gakh constituency, visited the village mosque in Gulluk village of Gakh region. The Gulluk village mosque, built in the 19th century, is also a historical monument, and the Gulluk village mosque has been seriously damaged during the recent earthquakes in Gakh. Ahmad Shahidov, a candidate for deputy, said he has always paid special attention to mosques and churches and said he will keep the issue of the reconstruction of Gulluk village mosque if elected.

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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