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Nasrin Sotoudeh

Iranian human rights activist and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who won the Sakharov Prize in 2012, is sentenced to 38 years in prison for her defence of women who had been arrested after removing their hijabs.

The reported punishment for Nasrin Sotoudeh, who was arrested last June after defending women who removed their head scarves, drew international condemnation.

  1. The New York Times
Iran Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 38 Years in Prison and 148 Lashes, Husband Says

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  1. Iranian human rights activitist and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who won the Sakharov Prize in 2012, is sentenced to 38 years in prison for her defence of women who had been arrested after removing their hijabs.
  2. Iranian human rights activitist and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who won 2012 Sakharov Prize was sentenced to 38 years in prison for her defending of women who had been arrested after removing their hijabs.
  3. Iranian human rights activist and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who won the Sakharov Prize in 2012, is sentenced to 38 years in prison for her defence of women who had been arrested after removing their hijabs.

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