Tag archive of Yunus

Leyla Yunus released from prison / Summary: Hearing 7 (December 9)

Summary: Hearing 7 (December 9)   * Defense lawyers made speeches at the hearing, requesting the acquittal of Leyla and Arif Yunus; *  Arif Yunus made a speech stating that he and Leyla Yunus reject the charges against them, and requesting the court to acquit them on medical grounds; *  When Leyla Yunus was making her speech, the judge turned off the microphone and interrupted her; *  The victim’s representative in his speech

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Arif Yunus released from jail Summary: Hearing 5 (November 12)

    Ruling to replace Arif Yunus’ prison sentence with “own recognizance” release    On November 12, Baku Court of Appeal, chaired by judge Vugar Mammadov, heard another hearing on the case of the human rights defenders Leyla Yunus and Arif Yunus.   The judge announced that the court had received a letter from the Chief Medical Office of the Ministry of Justice stating that Arif Yunus had been taken to the Treatment

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