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Leyla Yunus

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Leyla Islam qizi Yunusova (née Vəliyeva; born 21 December 1955, in Baku), better known as Leyla Yunus, is an Azerbaijani human rights activist who serves as the director of Institute of Peace and Democracy, a human rights organisation. She is particularly known for her work helping citizens affected by forced evictions in Baku, on whose behalf she organized several small protests. In July 2014, the Azerbaijani authorities jailed Yunus under allegations of fraud and tax evasion, which are charges widely regarded as dubious. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leyla Yunus has received more than 38,254 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Leyla Yunus is the 15,158th most popular politician, the 116th most popular biography from Azerbaijan and the 25th most popular Azerbaijani Politician.

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Among politicians, Leyla Yunus ranks 15,158 out of 15,577Before her are Frans Andriessen, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire, Amarinder Singh, Andrea Montermini, Iñigo Urkullu, and Juan Bautista Ceballos. After her are David Lange, Aristides Gomes, Rashid Nurgaliyev, José Ignacio Pavón, Gartnait I, and Te Atairangikaahu.

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Among people born in 1955, Leyla Yunus ranks 339Before her are Howard Jones, Agostino Di Bartolomei, José Daniel Valencia, Yōjirō Takita, Jake Roberts, and Topper Headon. After her are Joe Arroyo, Jean Kambanda, Christian Estrosi, Connie Sellecca, Peter Fleming, and Marcelo Trobbiani.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Leyla Yunus ranks 116 out of 189Before her are Sergei Adian (1931), Max Black (1909), Rasim Balayev (1948), Elmar Mammadyarov (1960), Arkady Andreasyan (1947), and Armen Ohanian (1887). After her are Chingiz Mustafayev (1960), Isabel dos Santos (1973), Chingiz Abdullayev (1959), Brilliant Dadashova (1959), Jovdat Hajiyev (1917), and Gurban Gurbanov (1972).

Among POLITICIANS In Azerbaijan

Among politicians born in Azerbaijan, Leyla Yunus ranks 25Before her are Zakir Hasanov (1959), Nikolai Baibakov (1911), Isa Gambar (1957), Arsen Avakov (1964), Vladimir Makogonov (1904), and Elmar Mammadyarov (1960). After her are Andrey Lugovoy (1966), Georgy Poltavchenko (1953), Jeyhun Bayramov (1973), Ganira Pashayeva (1975), Zafar Guliev (1972), and Orkhan Safarov (1991).