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Iran
Nasrin Sotoudeh
Lawyer Iran
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Imprisoned
Defended causes : Iranian lawyer detained incommunicado for months is condemned in absentia to 33 years of imprisonment and 148 lashes. March 12th, 2019. Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh is famous for having defended women who had taken off their hijab to protest against the obligation to wear it. Due to her… [...]
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China
Jiang Tianyong
Lawyer China
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Imprisoned
Defended causes : Chinese lawyer disappears when released from jail, then reappears but still under police control. March 7th, 2019. Jiang Tianyong is a Chinese lawyer who took on many sensitive human rights cases; he notably defended Falun Gong practitioners, who are persecuted since 1999 by the regime, and Tibetan activists. [...]
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Iran
Amir Salar Davoodi
Lawyer Iran
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Imprisoned
Defended causes : Iranian lawyer arbitrarily arrested and detained incommunicado since November 20th February 26th, 2019. Amir Salar Davoodi is an Iranian lawyer who defended several political prisoners and members of religious or ethnic minorities. He was very active on social networks – he notably animated a Telegram channel… [...]
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Egypt
Massoum Marzouk
Lawyer Egypt
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Imprisoned
Defended causes : Egyptian lawyer arbitrarily detained is dying due to authorities’ refusal to allow surgery January 30th, 2019. Mr Massoum Marzouk is an Egyptian lawyer, a human rights defender and an opponent to President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, whom he criticized several times for his policy of arbitrary arrests and enforced… [...]
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