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She was released on 19 November after more than a month in detention for ripping up a picture of the King in court. The verdict in this case is expected on 4 December.
At least 4 men, a 17-year-old boy, and 9 women have been arrested. They could face a life sentence. Amnesty International considers them to be prisoners of conscience.
Seven women housing rights defenders have been sentenced to a year in jail after a street protest. Three more women and a Buddhist monk were also sentenced to one year’s imprisonment after protesti...
Two main lawyers representing Azerbaijani human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Leyla Yunus have been removed from her case, while the third lawyer is facing criminal charges.