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

Nasrin Sotoudeh, defender behind bars – Indigo Report

An Iranian lawyer is in jail for protecting the rights of women in her country. Her name is Nasrin Sotoudeh and she was sentenced to 38 years in prison and received 148 lashes on seven charges, including four based on her opposition to compulsory wearing the hijab headscarf. This sentence is the harshest of those … Read more

Nasrin Sotoudeh: danger has the body of a woman

Nasrin Sotoudeh danger has the body of a woman

Is named Nasrin Sotoudeh and is the woman who challenges the Iranian theocracy with his defense of women’s rights, and his fight against the legislation on the forced use of the hijab. The crime for which she is accused: “acting against national security.” His sentence: 38 years in prison and 148 lashes. The criminal record … Read more

“I miss you so much”: Letters from Nasrin Sotoudeh from prison to her son and daughter

I miss you so much Letters from Nasrin Sotoudeh from

Nasrim Soutedeh, Iranian lawyer and activist, May 27, 2019 The heartbreaking letters from jail from lawyer and women’s rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh reveal the trauma the government inflicts on the families it claims to protect. Nasrin Sotoudeh is a lawyer who has never shied away from doing the right thing in Iran. In her long … 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

More than a million people join the global campaign to demand the Iranian government to release Nasrin Sotoudeh

More than a million people join the global campaign to

Act in front of the Iranian Embassy in Madrid © Adolfo Luján In Spain alone, about 260,000 people support the campaign one year after Nasrin was arrested. “More than a million people around the world have come together to express their outrage at the sentenced to 38 years and six months in jail and 148 … Read more

Nasrin Sotoudeh, symbol of the fight also against the Coronavirus

Nasrin Sotoudeh symbol of the fight also against the Coronavirus

By Yolanda Vega (@YolandaVegaF), Head of the Countries area at Amnesty International, April 17, 2020 That Nasrin Sotoudeh is a brave woman we already knew. What is difficult to imagine is the threshold of resistance and commitment that some people can reach. I say it now, in the midst of the pandemic crisis and entering … Read more

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