On the situation of human rights in Azerbaijan Quarterly Fact-Sheet October-December 2020

Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDS) presents a quarterly Fact-Sheet 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 fourth quarter of 2020, EMDS recorded a total of 102 human rights violations based on 66 facts collected as a result of monitoring human rights and investigating complaints from citizens in the country. In particular, violations of adequate living standards and the right to social security prevailed during the quarter. Of the human rights violations reported this quarter, 6 were civil and political rights and 67 were economic and social rights. Besides, 35 human rights violations were recorded during the quarter in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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