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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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Solidarity keeps us alive! Campaign for the release of political prisoners

The Free Women Movement (TJA) launched a campaign with other international women organizations called “Solidarity keeps us alive” in favour of political prisoners

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New call for the release of Kurdish poet İlhan Sami Çomak jailed in Turkey for 26 years

Turkey counts so many political prisoners (there are currently up to 70,000 students in jail) that it can be easy to get human rights fatigue when reporting on the country

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A Letter by the Cellmates of Executed Kurds

In the early hours of  September 8, three Kurdish prisoners — Zanyar Moradi, Loghman Moradi and Ramin Hossein Panahi — were executed without prior notice, ignoring international pleas to spare their lives

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