Iran:No Lawyer for Haleh Esfandyari

In Free Haleh blog we read that two days ago Nobel Laureate lawyer Shirin Ebadi had agreed to defend Haleh but the latest news is that Iranian authorities are denying Ebadi’s request to represent Haleh – and denying access to Haleh in prison.
Dr. Haleh Esfandiari is the Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.

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  • […] No permiten a Shirin Ebadi, premio Nóbel de la paz, defender a Haleh Esfandyari, profesora universitaria estadounidense acusada de espionaje (delito castigado con la pena de muerte en Irán como bien explica Ángeles Espinosa).  El significado de la palabra “terrible” se llena de contenido con tenebrosas noticias como esta. […]

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