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Independent Azerbaijani journalist and human rights defender, Ilgar Nasibov, who was brutally attacked on 21 August, is himself accused of assault.
Azerbaijani prisoner of conscience Leyla Yunus’s health has deteriorated and she is in need of urgent medical assistance. The prison authorities are refusing to allow her hospital treatment.
Azerbaijani political activist Faraj Karimov and his brother Siraj Karimov have complained of torture in detention to make them “confess” to drug-related crimes.