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Iran Re-Arrests Human Rights Lawyer; Rights Groups Outraged

The husband of prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh says Iranian security agents arrested her at their home Wednesday, triggering condemnations from international rights groups. In a phone interview with VOA Persian, Reza Khandan said his wife telephoned him about her arrest because he was not at their Tehran home at the time. He said Sotoudeh told him that the agents were sending her to the capital’s Evin prison to serve a five-year sentence for a conviction handed down...

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