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Iran: Sakharov Prize winner and other detainees denied visits and medical care

Headline Title:  Iran: Sakharov Prize winner and other detainees denied visits and medical care 31 October 2012  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.Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the International Campaign for Human…

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