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According to her husband, Nasrin Sotoudeh's health deteriorated badly behind bars.

Nasrin Sotoudeh's husband said the human rights lawyer had contracted the virus after being transferred to Tehran's Qarchak prison.

Jailed Iran rights lawyer Nasrin <em>Sotoudeh</em> granted temporary release

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Jailed Iran rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh granted temporary release

Jailed human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been granted temporary release, the Iranian judiciary's Mizan Online news website reported on Saturday.

Jailed Iranian rights lawyer released, amid health problems

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Jailed Iranian rights lawyer released, amid health problems

Nasrin Sotoudeh has been released after being hospitalised earlier this year.

What will happen to US 'maximum pressure' on Iran?

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

What will happen to US 'maximum pressure' on Iran?

Analysis: Trump and Biden paint two very different pictures of a future relationship with Iran, but either way, the 'maximum pressure' strategy ...

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Iran rights lawyer Sotoudeh moved to new jail

Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been moved to a jail outside of Tehran.

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UN says Iran must free political prisoners amid pandemic

The UN Human Rights Council has called on Iran to immediately free political prisoners as the coronavirus pandemic continues, expressing deep ...

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Jailed Iran rights lawyer ends hunger strike

Nasrin Sotoudeh, 57, announced she was going on hunger strike last month to demand the release of political prisoners and focus ...

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Hunger striking Iranian human rights lawyer back in prison

Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who was sent to hospital after going on hunger strike for 40 days to demand the release of political ...

France 'very worried' for hunger-striking Iran rights lawyer

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France 'very worried' for hunger-striking Iran rights lawyer

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday raised ocncern over the health of jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin ...

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Jailed Iranian rights lawyer hospitalised amid hunger strike

Nasrin Sotoudeh was transferred to a hospital in north Tehran from the notorious Evin Prison on Saturday.

Iran airs televised confession of wrestler after Trump tweet

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Iran airs televised confession of wrestler after Trump tweet

In the segment, Afkari is seen 'confessing' to stabbing a water supply company employee in the southern city of Shiraz amid anti-government ...

Iranian lawyer putting 'life on line' in hunger strike

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Iranian lawyer putting 'life on line' in hunger strike

International concern is growing for the health of prize-winning Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who is over three weeks into a hunger ...

British-Australian lecturer's every step being followed inside Iranian prison

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British-Australian lecturer's every step being followed inside Iranian prison

The communications of jailed British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert are being closely monitored, sources within Qarchak prison have ...

Australia: British-Australian academic held in Iran prison 'is well'

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Australia: British-Australian academic held in Iran prison 'is well'

Imprisoned academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is doing 'well' after being moved to Iran's 'worst prison' for women, Australia's ambassador to Tehran ...

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Jailed Australian-British academic 'has attempted suicide' multiple times

Jailed British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has "attempted suicide" multiple times in Iranian prison, the spouse of another detainee ...

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Iran lets some Tehran businesses reopen following virus lockdown

Iran was slow to respond to the pandemic and held off on imposing widespread restrictions even after other countries in the region with fewer ...

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Pandemic worsens plight of Middle East prisoners

Some Middle Eastern governments have released prisoners as part of their response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, while others have ignored ...

Prominent anti-hijab activist calls for boycott of Iran elections

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Prominent anti-hijab activist calls for boycott of Iran elections

Shaparak Shajarizadeh became a dissident in 2018 when she was arrested for repeatedly removing her headscarf in public as part of a women's ...

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Scuffles erupt during student protest against Iran's mandatory headscarf

Tehran University saw protests against Iran's mandatory dress code, with brief scuffles breaking out between students for and against the law.

Iran rights lawyer won't appeal new jail ruling

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Iran rights lawyer won't appeal new jail ruling

Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh will not appeal a 12-year prison sentence imposed on her last week.

American sentenced in Iran to 10 years in prison

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American sentenced in Iran to 10 years in prison

US Navy veteran, Michael White, who travelled to Iran to visit a girlfriend, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for insulting the ...

Iran rights lawyer <em>Sotoudeh</em> jailed for 10 extra years

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Iran rights lawyer Sotoudeh jailed for 10 extra years

Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been sentenced to an extra 10 years in jail on top of the five-year term she is already ...

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