Who is Nasrin Sotoudeh, the human rights lawyer sentenced in Iran to prison terms and “148 lashes” – BBC News World

Who is Nasrin Sotoudeh the human rights lawyer sentenced in

Drafting BBC News World 14 March 2019 image source, Getty Images Caption, At least seven human rights lawyers were arrested in Iran in 2018. Nasrin was one of them. Well-known Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was sentenced again by an Iranian court and, despite international protests, will remain in jail. Sotoudeh is famous for … Read more

Iran: 38 years in prison and 148 blows for Nasrin Sotoudeh for defending human rights

Iran 38 years in prison and 148 blows for Nasrin

In two trials that Amnesty International calls “manifestly wicked, an unspeakable injustice,” Nasrin Sotoudeh, an eminent Iranian lawyer specializing in the defense of human rights, and especially women’s rights, awarded the Sakharov Prize of the European Parliament in 2012, has been sentenced to a total of 38 years in prison and 148 blows with a … Read more

In Iran it is not legal to defend human rights: the story of lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

In Iran it is not legal to defend human rights

Too defended life sentences as well as denounced torture and mistreatment in jails. These violations of Human Rights in which until recently there had been no no judges, no lawyers and sometimes not even the defendants were present at the trials, sentenced to death anyone who did not support the regime established by the Islamists … Read more

Why is the Islamic Republic of Iran afraid of Nasrin Sotoudeh?

Original graphic by Assad Binakhahi, Iranian cartoonist. Reproduced with permission. The words in Persian represent the sentence to Nasrin Sotoudeh. “Scandalous”, “unfair”, “evil” and “a sad shame” were some of the words expressed by human rights defenders and several Iranians on social media upon hearing the shocking news that Nasrin Sotoudeh, a renowned Iranian human … Read more

In Iran, jailed poet Baktash Abtin dies for lack of access to healthcare

In Iran jailed poet Baktash Abtin dies for lack of

Iranian writer Baktash Abdin, in an undated photo posted on Reporters Without Borders Twitter account. RSF / TWITTER Before serving his six-year prison sentence, in September 2020, Iranian poet and director Baktash Abtin recorded and posted a video in which he explained his reasons for not fleeing his sentence and his homeland. “What is lacking … Read more

“In Ukraine, Iran and off Taiwan, the possibility of war in 2022”

In Ukraine Iran and off Taiwan the possibility of war

Europe, Asia, Middle East: in these three regions, the possibility of a war, as Michel Houellebecq would say, threatens the year 2022. May the insurance companies forgive us in advance, but, if we had to A ranking in order of greatest probability, we would conduct this overview of potential conflicts starting from the Ukraine, going … Read more

Birthday in prison for Nasrin Sotoudeh, symbol of the struggle for women in Iran

Birthday in prison for Nasrin Sotoudeh symbol of the struggle

• The lawyer turns 56, was sentenced to 38 in jail and 148 lashes. • Amnesty International wants to get a million signatures for their release through stoplatigazos.org Tomorrow, May 30, Nasrin Sotoudeh He turns 56 and will have to celebrate them in jail. The Iranian lawyer, sentenced to 38 years in jail and 148 … Read more

Nuclear: Iran hardens its line and refutes “illegal sanctions”

Nuclear Iran hardens its line and refutes illegal sanctions

Iranian President Ebrahim Raïssi in Parliament during a confidence vote session in Tehran on November 16, 2021. VAHID SALEMI / AP A few days before the resumption of negotiations on Tehran’s nuclear issue in Vienna, on November 29, very few concrete details are known on the positioning of the new Iranian president, the ultra-conservative Ebrahim … Read more

House employee of Israeli defense minister accused of spying for Iran

House employee of Israeli defense minister accused of spying for

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz in Jerusalem on November 3, 2021. AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP An employee in charge of cleaning the residence of the Israeli Minister of Defense, Benny Gantz, was indicted Thursday, November 18, for spying for the benefit of Iran. According to the indictment, which is corroborated by a confession by the … Read more

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