EU concerned over detention of human rights lawyer in Iran

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the Guardian—Nasrin Sotoudeh faces charges such as espionage as Tehran continues to stifle dissent The European Union has expressed serious concerns about the continuing detention of Nasrin Sotoudeh, the prominent Iranian human rights lawyer who is serving a five-year jail sentence. Sotoudeh was arrested in June amid a crackdown on defence lawyers representing cases deemed sensitive to the country’s national security. Continue reading...

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