Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDS) presents a quarterly Fact-Summary based on information gathered from alternative and open sources on the human rights situation in Azerbaijan. EMDS is a non-governmental organization operating in Azerbaijan to promote human rights and democratic institutions.
During the third quarter of 2020, EMDS registered a total of 442 human rights violations based on 207 facts collected as a result of monitoring human rights developments in the country and investigating complaints from citizens. In particular, violations of justice, freedom of expression, and social rights prevailed during the quarter. Of the human rights violations reported this quarter, 160 were civil and political rights and 147 were economic and social rights. During the quarter, 123 human rights violations were registered in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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