Friday, March 15, 2019

IRAN: Women's Rights Defender Sentenced - URGENT ACTION UPDATE

Amnesty International, USA, March 14, 2019.

Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes after two grossly unfair trials. The charges against her stem solely from her peaceful human rights work, including defending women’s rights and her outspoken opposition to the death penalty.