Ahmad Shahidov held a great meeting in Gulluk village: “Vote for your conscience, not me”

A well-known human rights defender, Ahmad Shahidov, a candidate for deputy from the 112th Gakh constituency, held a great meeting in Gulluk village of Gakh region. A group of villagers attended the meeting, which took place at Gulluk village secondary school. It was noted that the recent visits of President Ilham Aliyev to Gakh region and the high-level construction of the Gakh-Zagatala highway have greatly facilitated the lives of the residents of Gulluk village. During the meeting, it was exchanged views on the concerns of the Gulluk village and the wishes of the villagers.

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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