Top Iranian Lawyer Unjustly Sentenced to 11 years in Prison
The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

The International Campaign for Human Rights in  Iran called the 11-year prison sentence of leading human rights lawyer  Nasrin Sotoudeh a “gross miscarriage of justice” and said that it should be  overturned by an appeals court.

Sotoudeh was sentenced to 11 years in jail, and banned from practicing law  and traveling for 20 years. The judge sentenced her to five years in prison on  charge of “acting against national security,” another five years for “not  wearing hejab (Islamic dress) during a videotaped message,” and one year  for “propaganda against the regime.”

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