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Iran: Harsh Sentence for Rights Lawyer Threatens Activism

Expand Nasrin Sotoudeh.  © 2019 The Center for Human Rights in Iran (Beirut) – The prominent human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh’s draconian sentence for her peaceful activism shows the threat posed by Iran’s revolutionary courts to human rights work, the Center for Human Rights in Iran and Human Rights Watch said today. Iran should immediately and unconditionally release Sotoudeh and other human rights defenders who are unjustly spending Nowruz, the Persian New Year, behind bars. On March 11, 2019, Reza Khandan, Sotoudeh’s husband, announced that authorities had formally communicated to her…

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