Iran rights lawyer Sotoudeh moved to jail out of Tehran

Jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been moved to a women’s detention centre outside the capital Tehran instead of receiving the hospital treatment she needs, her husband said Wednesday.The UN has called on Iran to free Sotoudeh, a winner of the European Parliament’s Sakharov prize, and other political prisoners excluded from a push to empty jails amid the coronavirus pandemic.”Nasrin called me yesterday (Tuesday) to tell me she’s been transferred straight (from Tehran’s Evin jail) to the one in Qarchak,” more than 30 kilometres (20 miles) away, her husband Reza Khandan told…

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