In the opinion of law enforcement bodies of Azerbaijan, Leyla Yunus, the Director of the Institute for Peace and Democracy (IPD), accused of treason, should be kept in custody, since she had tried to leave the country, evaded the investigation and may influence the witnesses.
The advocates are preparing a complaint against the verdict passed by the Moscow City Court (MCC) in the case of the members of the of the Moscow branch of the organization "Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami", banned in Russia, who were sentenced to imprisonment for 7-11 years.
In Yerevan, at the trial of the participants of the "Million Mask March", the court questioned six policemen, who figure in the case as victims. All the six have asserted that prior to the march held on November 5, 2013, they were not familiar with the defendants.
The Supreme Court (SC) of Dagestan will continue, on August 4, its consideration of the appeal complaint against the verdict passed by the Buynaksk City Court against Zarema Bagavutdinova, an activist of the Dagestani Regional Public Organization (DRPO) "Pravozaschita" (Advocacy).
The General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) of Azerbaijan has ruled to prohibit Rasul Djafarov, a well-known civil society activist and coordinator of the campaign "Art for Democracy", from leaving the country. His bank accounts were arrested.
On Wednesday morning, human rights activist Leyla Yunus was detained near her house in Baku. She was delivered to the Investigating Department for Grave Crimes of the General Prosecutor's Office.
The actions of a police investigator, who opened a criminal case against Anatoly Kolkhidov, an activists of the environmental movement "Stop Electrozink", has no violations – the absence of falsifications in Kolkhidov's case was confirmed by the courts, state the investigatory bodies of North Ossetia.
The South-Ossetian businessman Batyr Pukhaev, who went on a hunger strike on July 16 at the temporary detention facility (known as IVS) of Tskhinvali, is still rejecting nutrition and hospitalization, said the head of the IVS Otar Margiev.
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