Rights experts call for immediate medical evacuation of Alexei Navalny

The United Nations

Experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council called on Wednesday for the urgent medical evacuation of detained Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny, fearing he is in “serious danger” due to deteriorating health and harsh prison conditions.

“We believe Mr. Navalny’s life is in serious danger,” the UN independent human rights experts said in a statement.

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