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Azerbaijan: Further information: Prisoners of conscience in need of urgent care

, Index number: EUR 55/2228/2015

Azerbaijani prisoner of conscience Arif Yunus had to receive emergency medical treatment during the court hearing on his case, on 3 August. He and his wife Leyla Yunus, also a prisoner of conscience, are facing trumped-up criminal charges stemming from their legitimate human rights work. Azerbaijani authorities restricted access to the courtroom for international observers and journalists.

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