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Iranian Acid Attack Victim Pursues Legal Fight Despite Claim ‘Case Closed’

One of several Iranian women attacked with acid in the city of Isfahan in 2014 says her yearslong legal battle for justice remains on course despite an Iranian lawyer saying this week that the case has closed. In an interview with state news agency ISNA published Friday, Soheila Jorkesh said she does not know lawyer Hossein Abbas Alizadeh, who declared the case closed in an ISNA interview posted Wednesday. Jorkesh said she has received some of a blood money payment known as Diyah, but...

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