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Iran must free detained human rights lawyer

12 September 2011 Abdolfattah Soltani, one of Iran’s most prominent human rights lawyers, was arrested in Tehran on Saturday. The Iranian authorities must immediately release one of Iran’s most prominent human rights lawyers, Abdolfattah Soltani, who was arrested on Saturday, Amnesty International said today.   Soltani, a co-founder of the Centre for Human Rights Defenders along with Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi and others, was arrested at a Prosecutor’s Office in Tehran. His wife told the media that four security officials then escorted him to his home, where they confiscated…

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