AIJA News

Joint statement on Iranian lawyer persecution

03 December 2020

AIJA, together with 24 other Bar Associations and legal organisations, stands in solidarity with renowned Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. She is being persecuted by their Government for practising her professional duties.

Learn more about Ms Sotoudeh' situation in our joint statement attached.

Read the full joint statement (English)

Read the full joint statement (Persian)

To further understand her persecution, the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute and the Law Society of England and Wales invite you to the Nasrin Sotoudeh film seminar, taking place on Friday, 4 December at 16:30 - 18:00 GMT

Invitation Film_1

Speakers: 

Jeff Kaufman - "NASRIN" Director 

Marcia Ross - "NASRIN" Producer

Hossein Ahmadiniaz - Iranian Lawyer

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC -  Director, IBA Human Rights Institute  

Moderator: 

Dr. Marina Brilman - International Human Rights Adviser,  The Law Society of England and Wales

Read invitation details 

Register here