August 1, 2014 By Danny Kaufman, Development & Communications Officer
Leyla Yunus is head of one of Azerbaijan’s leading rights groups, the Institute for Peace and Democracy in Baku.
On 30 July 2014, human rights defender Ms. Leyla Yunus
and her husband, Arif Yunus, were detained in front of their home in Baku, Azerbaijan. Ms. Yunus is being held in pre-trial detention despite having a serious health condition. According to