Iran Rights Lawyer: Judicial Process is a “Means to Settle Political Scores”

One of the few remaining defense lawyers in Iran willing to take on human rights cases, Nasser Zarafshan is an expert at navigating the Islamic Republic’s judicial system, which criminalizes dissent and imprisons lawyers like Zarafshan for doing their job. Usually tried under trumped-up “national security” charges, his cases often involve individuals who’ve been targeted … Continue reading Iran Rights Lawyer: Judicial Process is a “Means to Settle Political Scores”