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Thursday, December 11, 2014

On 10th of December the Human Rights Day, Lawyers and Human Rights Defenders gathered in front of the Iranian Bar Association in Tehran !



Many lawyer ,human rights defenders , women rights activist as well as political activists gathered in front of the Iranian Bar Association in Tehran and demanded that discrimination against dissent be stopped and their right to work be respected.
This gathering was called by Ms. Nasrin Sotoudeh the lawyer and human rights advocate and it was held on Wednesday December 10 . On this day Nasrin Sotoudeh and her husband Mr. Reza Khandan were arrested by Security forces , she was held for five hours but released later.

Where is Nasrin Sotoudeh ?
Because of defending human rights and accepting political prisoners as her client , Nasrin Sotoudeh was imprisoned for three years and after her release ,she is banned to work as a lawyer and its been one month since Ms. Sotoudeh stood in front of the Iranian Bar Association in protest against that decision .

Link:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/persian/iran/2014/12/141210_l45_nasrin_sotoude_arrest

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