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An Iranian lawyer denounces: “It is impossible to defend demonstrators”

by archyde

Black dresses on the Place des Nations, the place of all the demonstrations in front of the UN in Geneva. Inside the enclosure, the Human Rights Council debates the repression in Iran. A dozen Geneva lawyers gathered Thursday morning in “solidarity with our Iranian colleagues”, says Mitra Sohrabi, a lawyer of Iranian origin. “All the principles of justice are violated in Iran”, she denounces, especially since the beginning of the demonstrations after the death in mid-September of the young Kurdish Mahsa Amini who died after her arrest by the morality police for a scarf too freely worn.

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