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Iran human rights lawyer sentenced to 38 years in prison with 148 lashes: husband
Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh's husband Reza Khandan posted on Facebook Monday that his wife has been sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes as results of two open cases. Sotoudeh has been charged with spreading information a (More)
Iran rights lawyer convicted of 'national security' crimes for representing protesters
The Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) announced Tuesday that human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh had been convicted in absentia by Judge Mohammad Moghiseh of Iran's Revolutionary Court.  Sotoudeh had been charged with a number of crimes incl (More)
Amnesty calls for release of Iran rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh
Amnesty International  called Tuesday for the release of Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, detained since June, and her husband Reza Khandan, who was arrested Tuesday. Reza Khandan was charged by Tehran's Office of the Prosecutor with (More)
Amnesty calls on Iran to release human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh
Amnesty International called on the Iranian government Wednesday to release prominent human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, whom the government had arrested on unknown charges. Recently, Sotoudeh had advocated against Article 48 of Iran's 2015 C (More)
Honduras electoral tribunal declares incumbent winner of presidential election
The Honduras Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) on Sunday declared incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernández the winner of last month's disputed presidential election. The tribunal found that Hernández won by 50,446 votes, receiving 42.95 percent o (More)
Italy president grants partial pardon to ex-CIA officer
Italian President Sergio Mattarella granted a partial pardon Tuesday for ex-CIA officer Sabrina De Sousa related to the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric form a Milan street in 2003. The cleric, Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr, "was taken to Egypt for que (More)
Portugal court orders extradition of ex-CIA agent to Italy
A Portuguese court ordered the extradition of former US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative Sabrina de Sousa to Italy Tuesday for a four-year prison sentence. De Sousa had been convicted in absentia along with 26 other Americans for the ki (More)
Ex-CIA agent to be extradited to Italy following unsuccessful appeal
Former US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative Sabrina de Sousa will be extradited to Italy to serve a four-year prison sentence following a ruling by Portugal's Constitutional Court on Wednesday. De Sousa filed an appeal in April, a last a (More)
CIA agent appeals Italy extradition order to Portugal constitutional court
Former US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative Sabrina de Sousa filed an appeal in Portugal's Constitutional Court Monday in a last attempt to prevent her extradition to Italy to serve a six-year sentence for her involvement in a US extraor (More)
Europe rights court condemns Italy for role in rendition case
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday condemned Italy for their role in the 2003 kidnapping situation in connection with the US extraordinary rendition program. The court stated that Italy failed to perform their duty to protect some (More)
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