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Sentence For Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Condemned

Radio Free Europe - May 4, 2012
Two leading human rights groups have condemned a nine-year prison sentence upheld by a Tehran court for prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Mohammad Ali Dadkhah. Dadkhah also received a 10-year ban on practicing law. Dadkhah, who has defended a number of political prisoners in Iran, including a Christian pastor on death row for apostasy, is a founding member of the Defenders of Human Rights Center (DHRC), along with Nobel Peace Prize-winner Shirin Ebadi. Amnesty International has called on Iran to repeal Dadkhah's sentence, which they ...


Attorney for Christian pastor on death row in Iran reportedly sentenced to 9 ...

Fox News - May 3, 2012
Mohammad Ali Dadkhah, lawyer of Yousef Nadarkhani who was sentenced to death for apostasy, is interviewed by Reuters in his office in Tehran./ Prominent human rights advocate and attorney Mohammad Ali Dadkhah, who represents the Christian pastor sentenced to death in Iran in a case that sparked international condemnation, has reportedly been sentenced to nine years in jail for allegedly "acting against national security" in Iran. Dadkhah has represented several political and human rights activists jailed since Iran's 2009 disputed ...


Prominent Iranian Lawyer Mohammad Ali Dadkhah Sentenced To Nine Years

Payvand - May 4, 2012
Judge Salavati has upheld the nine-year prison sentence for prominent lawyer and distinguished human rights activist Mohammad Ali Dadkhah. Dadkhah told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that he was only informed of the decision when he went to court to follow up on a client’s case./ Mohammad Ali Dadkhah told the Campaign: "I will not object anymore, as I consider this ruling against justice and fairness. What right does the Revolutionary Court have to ban me from practicing law and teaching?"/ “I went to the Revolutionary ...


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