ICC Urges Canadian Action on Sotoudeh

Concerned about the worrying situation of Ms. Nasrin Sotoudeh, a courageous lawyer currently imprisoned in Iran for defending her political prisoner clients, the Iranian Canadian Congress wrote a letter to John Baird, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, to urge Canadian involvement in the case.  Ms. Sotoudeh, a recent winner of the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov Prize, has been on hunger strike to protest her conditions of detention.  Her case is of tremendous concern to Iranian-Canadians. The text of the ICC’s letter to Minister Baird is below: http://iccongress.ca/articles/icc-urges-canadian-action-sotoudeh

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Nasrin Sotoudeh featured on Dutch Stamps

A series of postage stamps bearing the image of jailed Iranian women’s rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoodeh have been issued in the Netherlands. They can be used for both national and international mail

read more  http://www.shahrzadnews.org/index.php?page=2&articleId=3392&Language=en&fb_source=message

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Reporters Without Borders: Imprisoned women journalists and netizens risking death

RSF, November 6, 2012: Nasrin Sotoudeh, a jailed human rights lawyer who defended several imprisoned journalists, was meanwhile transferred to Section 209, Evin prison’s security wing, on 31 October, five days after the European Parliament announced it was awarding her this year’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. read more http://en.rsf.org/iran-imprisoned-women-journalists-and-06-11-2012,43636.html

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Irwin Cotler Talks about Nasrin Sotoudeh in the Canadian Parliament

VIDEO  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3IzvrKRzKo&feature=youtu.be

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In Her Own Words: Nasrin Sotoudeh talks about juvenile executions in Iran

VIDEO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thrnJlbez-k&feature=youtu.be

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Mistreatment of activist makes Iran ‘look worse:’ watchdogs

Iran’s “mistreatment” of prominent rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh makes Tehran look worse in the eyes of the world, Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi and six rights groups said on Wednesday.


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Rights Activists Express Concern For Nasrin Sotoudeh in Letter to Tehran’s Chief Prosecutor

Open Letter from Iranian Women’s Rights Activists to the Tehran Prosecutor: We Hold the Judiciary Responsible for the Consequences of Nasrin Sotoudeh’s Hunger Strike http://www.we-change.org/english/spip.php?article965&fb_source=message

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