Health of Arif Yunus sharply deteriorated
Health of Arif Yunus a scientist – historian, kept in jail of the MNS deteriorated. His lawyer Elchin Sadigov told Turan, that on November 3, he was transferred to the hospital of the Penitentiary Service.
"He suffers from hypertension, third degree, and at the request of the German doctor Christian Witt, Arif was transferred to the hospital. His blood pressure is not reduced below 200 mm. The lawyer said that Yunus was arrested on 5 August 2014, and sentenced to 7 years in prison on charges of economic crimes. Amnesty İnternational recognized him as a prisoner of conscience.