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Iran - Sakharov Prize-winner Sotoudeh's detention highlights denial of basic rights

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Iran's judiciary and prison authorities should end mistreatment of the prominent rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi and six human rights organizations said today. Ebadi and the rights groups also called on Iran's authorities to allow all prisoners access to necessary medical care and family visits to which they are entitled under international human rights law. Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, (...)

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