13th March, 2019
Tehran: In Iran, a woman advocate has been heavily opposed to Burqe. A lawyer who is facing the case of women protesting against the burqa has now been sentenced to 38 years in jail and 150 crores. At the same time, the case of Nasreen has been raised in the United Nations, on which concern has been expressed.
According to the report, it was sentenced in Iran for human rights advocate Nasreen Sotedeh in seven separate cases for insulting the country's conspiracy, spy, and top leadership of Iran. Nasreen has fought the case of women protesting against Burqe in Iran. Her husband shared information about her sentence on Facebook.
Internationally known human rights advocate Nasreen Sotidev was sentenced on Monday. Nasreen is already serving a sentence of 5 years in a case. Thus the total punishment of the jail has been 38 years. Nasrin has received this conviction in the charge of fighting the case of opposition activists in Iran. Earlier, 55-year-old Nasreen had fought the women's case against the Islamic Republic's protest against mandatory burqa for women.
These women had made their video without head cover and put it on social media. Nasrin's lawyer said that his client was arrested in June last year. Nasreen was accused of spying, misrepresenting and insulting Iran's top leadership. Although Nasreen denied these allegations.
Nasrina has been honored
United Nations Investigator on Human Rights in Iran, Javed Rahman raised the case of Nasreen in Geneva on Monday. Rahman expressed concern over the wrong methods of arrest, punishment, unfair treatment. The European Parliament has awarded the Sakharov Human Rights Award in 2012, due to advocating for Nasreen several major cases.