Leyla Yunus health deteriorates in prison

In a statement published on


z lawyers Khalid Baghirov, Javad Javadli, Fariz Namazly, Alaif Hasanov and Elchin Gambarov write of rapidly deteriorating health of human rights advocate Leyla Yunus.

“Following four surgeries [Mrs Yunus had prior to her imprisonment], present conditions she is being held in only worsen her health” reads the letter. Its been reported the cell Mrs. Yunus is held in does not have heating and she has not been provided with hot water.

Her lawyers report of a possible health related collapse for Mrs.Yunus unless the facilities and the conditions are changed immediately.

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