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Even after the release of 50 Azerbaijani journalists, bloggers, civic, oppositional and religious activists, as well as former officials under the March 16 order of the President of Azerbaijan on amnesty, there are still 87 political prisoners in Azerbaijan. This is stated in the press release of the Union for Freedom to Political Prisoners of Azerbaijan, reports

The list of political prisoners was prepared by the Union’s facilitator, Director of the Institute for Peace and Democracy Leyla Yunus and Head of the Political Prisoners Monitoring Center Elshan Hasanov.

The 87 political prisoners have been classified into 7 groups.

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