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Baku. Hunger strike by the "Public Chamber", launched by a group of opposition leaders on May 15, was stopped in the evening on May 26. The action involved approximately 40 people demanding the release of political prisoners.
According to the representative of the Public Chamber Gulaga Aslanli, the campaign helped to attract the attention of the international and the local community to the issue of political prisoners, and to demand their release. Along with opposition leaders, the political prisoners also joined the action.