June 13, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Iranian human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani has been sentenced to 13 years of imprisonment by a Tehran Revolutionary Court, his daughter said Tuesday. Maede Soltani, who lives in Germany, was notified on Monday about last week's ruling. The human rights lawyer was initially sentenced to 18 ...[read more]
March 5, 2012
by Jamie Davis
Iranian human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after being found guilty by a Tehran Revolutionary Court of spreading anti-government propaganda, his daughter confirmed on Sunday. In addition to his prison sentence, Soltani is also forbidden from practicing ...[read more]
May 29, 2007
by Brett Murphy
An Iranian appeals court has acquitted human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani of charges related to espionage after he spent seven months in prison, Soltani said Monday. According to Soltani, the appeals court held that there was no proof of illegal action on his part. Soltani was sente... ...[read more]
July 18, 2006
by Joe Shaulis
Iranian human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani says he has received a five-year prison sentence for disclosing confidential information and engaging in propaganda against the regime, even though neither he nor his lawyers appeared in court or saw the primary evidence against him. Working with ...[read more]
August 1, 2005
by David Shucosky
The lawyer representing the family of Iranian-Canadian photographer Zahra Kazemi, who died in Iranian custody in July 2003 amidst allegations of torture and abuse, was arrested over the weekend on charges of spying. Abdolfattah Soltani was leading an effort to reopen an investigation into Kazemi... ...[read more]

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