Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 18

Nasrin Sotoudeh, Iranian defender of human rights

Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, freed Wednesday after three years in prison, is a leading Iranian defender of human rights who was jailed for her work with Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi. Hailing from a religious middle class family, the mother of two was among the few lawyers to take on high profile human rights and political …

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