Navalny in 'serious danger', needs urgent medical evacuation: UN

Geneva, Switzerland: A group of UN rights experts expressed alarm Wednesday at the deteriorating health of imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and called for his urgent medical evacuation from Russia.

"We believe Mr Navalny's life is in serious danger," said the four independent experts, who do not speak on behalf of the UN, calling on Russian authorities to ensure he "has access to his own doctors and to allow him to be evacuated for urgent medical treatment abroad."

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