Stories of democracy's courageous champions and the conditions of their imprisonment
03-Jan-2011 (one comment)

Since June 2009, when Iran's rigged presidential election was held, the international community has learned much about the Green Movement and the courageous Iranians who have supported its struggle against the hardliners. Neda Agha Soltan, one of the first martyrs of the Green Movement, has become a household name. The world knows that the movement has had at least 110 martyrs, some of whose families were jailed, simply because they protested the murders of their loved ones. It also knows that Iran has become a hell for journalists, with many jailed and at least 30 effectively forced into exile in 2010 alone. At the same time, the international community has learned much about the courageous attorney and journalist Nasrin Sotoudeh, currently imprisoned and, until a few days ago, o... >>>

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