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Iran – Ongoing Vendetta against Nasrin Sotoudeh 1

On September 26, Nasrin Sotoudeh, with her health deteriorating, broke her hunger strike, which had been ongoing since August 11 in defence of Iran’s political prisoners

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Update on Nasrin Sotoudeh – Hunger Striking Iranian Rights Campaigner 0

Nasrin Sotoudeh, the Iranian human rights lawyer serving 38 years in prison for  constantly and courageously standing up to and challenging the Islamic Republic of Iran, has now been on hunger strike since August 11

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Nasrin Sotoudeh Takes On Iranian Regime (…once again) 1

Nasrin Sotoudeh, the Iranian human rights lawyer last year sentenced to 38 years in prison (and 158 lashes) by the Islamic Republic of Iran, has this week managed to post a statement from her prison cell

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Iran: Abusive forced veiling laws police women’s lives

Under the country’s compulsory veiling laws, women and girls – even those as young as seven – are forced to cover their hair with a headscarf against their will. Women who do not are treated as criminals by the state.

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Iran – Protest amid Darkness

This week saw more confrontation in Iran when students in Tehran organized a protest against the regime’s insistence that women wear mandatory headscarves in public

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Why is the Islamic Republic of Iran afraid of Nasrin Sotoudeh

Nasrin Sotoudeh, a leading Iranian human rights lawyer, was sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes because of her work defending women’s rights and protesting against the country’s forced hijab laws

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