Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Quits after Years of State Harassment and Threats

“In this society, lawyers who bear witness to injustice and speak the truth get punished.” Constant pressure and harassment by Iran’s Judiciary and security establishment have forced a human rights lawyer to leave her profession. Giti Pourfazel—who spent nearly 10 years representing political prisoners and their families, usually for free—has submitted her resignation to Iran’s … Continue reading Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Quits after Years of State Harassment and Threats