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Iran: Netizens Remember Nasrin Sotoudeh with “Dog Roses”

Categories: Iran, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Human Rights, Women & Gender

A new campaign has started within the Iranian cyber space [1] and social networks [2] in support of prisoner of conscience, Nasrin Sotoudeh [3] who has been on hunger strike since October 17. Many Iranian netizens have posted photos of white flowers in solidarity with Nasrin whose name in Persian means a specific type of flower from rose family, namely the “Rosa Canina” or “Dog Rose”.