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Nasrin Sotoudeh

Sanctions Worked: Keep Pressure on Iran to Free All Political Prisoners

Setareh Sabety | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Setareh Sabety

This sudden openness and seeming willingness to strike a deal over the nuclear issue with the U.S. is new and has an urgency that needs to be reaped to the advantage both of the U.S. and the civil rights activists in Iran.

Iran Frees Prominent Jailed Human Rights Lawyer

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2013 | World

By Yeganeh Torbati DUBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Imprisoned Iranian lawyer and human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh has been freed by th...

Iran in 2013: More of the Same

Chris DeVito | Posted 02.26.2013 | World
Chris DeVito

Here is something we know about the coming year: It is going to be crucial for the future of Iran, the region and American interests in the Middle East. In assessing what the Iranian regime's behavior will be in the near future, the best guide is how it has behaved in the past.

Nasrin Sotoudeh And The March Of Objects

Marina Furman | Posted 02.04.2013 | Religion
Marina Furman

Iranian human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh sits starving in a prison cell in Tehran. Twenty-five years ago that was me. The prison was Leningrad, but the story was the same: a mother of young children punished by a dictatorial regime, yearning for the basic freedoms Americans sometimes take for granted.

Advent, Tyranny And The Power Of Love

Charles Redfern | Posted 02.03.2013 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Can we be still during this Advent? Can we repent? Can we see that we need outside help like the people of Iran need the international community?

A Nobel Prize, a Delegation, a Mixed Message

Chris DeVito | Posted 11.06.2012 | World
Chris DeVito

There is good reason to honor the EU for its most lasting accomplishment: a continent at peace. Bravo to the Nobel committee for its choice. But the EU is sending mixed messages Iran, a country as much a threat today to international peace as any.

Iran Sentences Top Human Rights Lawyer To 11 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — A prominent Iranian human rights lawyer who defended opposition activists has been convicted of security offenses and sentenced t...

Jailed Iranian Lawyer Puts Her Life on the Line

Hadi Ghaemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hadi Ghaemi

By Hadi Ghaemi and Aaron Rhodes On a dry hunger strike since 31 October, Iranian human right lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh's health is in serious danger in ...