NORWAY EMBASSY FIRST SECRETARY VISITS FATULLAYEV

November 28th, 2008
Today representatives of the diplomatic corps of foreign countries in Azerbaijan   visited imprisoned editor-in-chief of “Gundalik Azerbayjan” and “Realny Azerbayjan” newspapers in Prison #12.

Azerbaijan Committee against Torture Chairman Elchin Behbudov told this to APA. Behbudov said that OSCE Baku office initiated the meeting.

Representatives of the OSCE, European Commission, U.S., Norwegian and German embassies in Azerbaijan participated in the meeting. The diplomats also looked at the penalty rooms of the prison.

According to the first secretary of the Norwegian Embassy Richard Scarboro, the meeting, which continued for two hours, was held in a separate room. “Eynulla Fatullayev said he does not have any complaints and hopes to be released after the European Court of Human Rights issues its decision on his case,” said Scarboro. “He asked foreign organizations to follow his case.”