Leyla Yunus spent her birthday in prison

Leyla Yunus 2Since 30 July 2014, the human rights lawyer Leyla Yunus of Azerbaijan is in prison. She spent her 52nd birthday in prison on 21 December 2014. Her health has heavily deteriorated whilst in detention. She put in solitary confinement for a day last week without any reason. International organizations repeat their call for her immediate and unconditional release.

The National Council of Democratic Forces in Azerbaijan congratulated Leyla Yunus on her birthday. Activists from different countries and organizations sent open birthday letters to Mrs. Yunus.

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