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Nasrin Sotoudeh

Tuesday 5 August 2008


Detained members of Women’s Movement

Name: Nasrin Sotoudeh

Age: 42

Occupation: Lawyer

Gender: Female

Activities in division of the women’s movement: member and Lawyer of campaign for one million signatures

Cases: Reasons for Arrest

Nasrin Sotoodeh and Mansoureh Shojaee by invitation of some of Iranians women originaly from the south of Larestan and Evaz of Iran who are based in Dubai , were going to go to Dubai to take part in the celebration of 8th of March when the officials announced the bann on Mansoureh Shojaee from travelling and seized her passport. However, they told Nasrin Sotoodeh that she could travel. But she avoided travelling and told them that she is representing Mansoureh Shojaee and she has to stay with her. They were questioned by security forces for 5 hours in airport. During that time they were told that participation in any meeting overseas is against the interests of the country, the court isn’t held yet.

Current status:

a) Ruling:

b) Prohibited to leave the county:

c) Bail at:

d) Latest elaboration of the case: she was summoned to the court on july 14 2008 she was accused to acting against national security by having deviant contacts with Iranian’s outside the country.

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