Wednesday, April 30 2014

IMD office under police control

 Baku. Unauthorized persons entered the office of the
Institute for Peace and Democracy at 63 Nizami Street, in which the Women's
Crisis Center (WCC) and the Azerbaijani company to prevent anti-personnel mines
are located.

As the head of the WCC Matanet Azizova
told Turan, on the evening of April 28 she last left the office, and as usual
turned off the lights.

Around 01.00, when the detention of the
director of IPD Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif Yunus became known, the WCC
expert, psychologist Azad Isazadeh came to the office.  However, the police and people in civilian
clothes allowed nobody into the room.  At
this point, the light in the office was not burning. When at about 03:00
employees of IPD and other NGOs came again, they saw light burning in one of
the rooms.  This means that someone broke
into the office when it was guarded by police. By the morning of April 29 the
office was still under police control.


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