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Iran:No Lawyer for Haleh Esfandyari

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Iran, Governance, Human Rights

In Free Haleh blog we read [1] 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 Рand 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.