"I am relieved about Leyla Yunus’ long overdue release. I hope she can now begin a full recovery and put this ordeal behind her. Today our thoughts are also with the other human rights defenders currently deprived of their liberty in Azerbaijan", said Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland.
- PACE President relieved with the release of Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus
- Statement by the Spokesperson of Secretary General Jagland on the situation of Arif Yunus
- The Monitoring Committee of the Congress adopts a declaration expressing its deep concern regarding the deterioration of local democracy in Azerbaijan