IRAN WATCH CANADA

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Lawyers association all over the world, your colleagues in Iran needs your support now !


Never before the lawyers, their families and their respected association in Iran faced this much threat,pressure , intimidation and imprisonment by the regime . many Iranian human rights lawyer including Ms. Shirin Ebadi, Doctor Abdolkarim Lahiji and Mohammad Mostafaei have left the country due threat to their life, their families lives and due to persecution and unbearable pressure. But there are still lawyers in Iran who defend human rights and are members of the" Association of Human Rights Defenders in Iran". One of these lawyer is Nasrin Sotodeh, Naser Zarafshan and Mohammad Ali Dadkhah. Ms. Sotodeh is on the news these days. she is on hunger strike and is currently in Ward number 209 in Evin prison. According to news, she is in torture chamber and the interrogators of Ministry of Information are busy torturing her in a way that sometimes at midnights her cry ,weeping and groaning can be heared in prison hallways and wards.According to news, her cry and weeping can be heared almost everynight by other prisoners.

On saturday September 4 the agents of current regime stormed at Ms. Nasrin sotodeh's house and she was later transfered to Evin prison.In protest to her situation, she has staged hunger strike since monday September 25th.

Lawyers association around the world must protest against current regime of Ahmadinejad and in support of their colleagues, the Iranian human rights lawyers. UN human rights council must lead this protest and show strong action against the current regime of Ahmadinejad and Mohammad Sadegh Larijani the head of judiciary power in Iran.
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