On September 10, the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States, organized by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will start its work in Warsaw, Poland. Representatives of OSCE participating States, OSCE institutions, and OSCE executive structures, representatives of inter-governmental organizations, legal professionals, representatives of civil society and researchers from 57 participating States will take part in discussions.
Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov, who will take an active part in the discussions, told Azad Azerbaijan Television that the issue of Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev will be raised again: “Next time, we will raise the question of Azerbaijani hostages. Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev are in armenian captivity for five years and are under constant torture. We will build our speech on a different aspect. We intend to raise the issue of exchange of Armenian military detainees Arsen Bagdasaryan and Karen Kazaryan to Azerbaijani civilian hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev.”
PS. The Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States is Europe’s largest annual human rights and democracy conference. It is organized every year by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) as a platform for the 57 OSCE participating States, the OSCE Partners for Co-operation, OSCE structures, civil society, international organizations and other relevant actors to take stock of the implementation of OSCE human dimension commitments, discuss associated challenges, share good practices and make recommendations for further improvement.