Azerbaijan detains renowned rights activist

Government seizes Leyla Yunus' passport while she was trying to attend a human rights conference in Brussels.

    Azerbaijan has detained the country's most celebrated human rights campaigner, Leyla Yunus.

    She was attempting to travel to Brussels to attend a human rights conference, but was taken away for questioning and had her passport seized.  

    Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports from neighbouring Georgia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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