© 2020 – 2023 AEA3 WEB | AEAƎ United Kingdom News

Health of LSE academic detained in Azerbaijan at risk, say family

Son calls on UK to intervene in case of Gubad Ibadoghlu, critic of Azerbaijani government who was arrested there in July

The family of a UK-based Azerbaijani academic and prominent opposition figure have raised concerns over his health after he was detained during a visit to the country and have called on the UK government to intervene.

Gubad Ibadoghlu, a senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics, was arrested and held by Azerbaijan authorities while visiting family in July. He is facing up to 12 years in prison for the production, acquisition or sale of counterfeit money by an organized group and allegedly possessing extremist material – charges he denies.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Apple becomes first US company to reach $3tn valuation


Restored Big Ben to bong again at midnight to bring in new year


All-time NFL great and social activist Jim Brown dies aged 87


Pin It on Pinterest

Share This