Gobustan Prison Inmate Sentenced to Life Imprisonment Stops Hunger-Strike – version 2
Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr K. Zarbaliyeva / Dayanat Karimov, sentenced to a life-term imprisonment due to accusation in the death of Affiaddin Jalilov, who had gone on hunger-strike on 14 April, stopped the protest on 26 April.
The sister of the inmate, Nubar Karimova, reported that she had spoken to her brother and noted Karimov had suspended the hunger-strike due to health problems. Karimov stated that he would restart the strike after the health problems are eliminated.
Karimov demands meetings with NGOs and media representatives.
A group of prisoners went on hunger-strike on 16 April and demanded to replace their life sentences into a 15-year imprisonment. The convicts voluntarily suspended the protest on 20 April. They do not have any complaints with living conditions.