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Iran rights lawyer Sotoudeh to face additional 10 years in jail

Sotoudeh was arrested last June and told she had been found guilty in absentia of espionage charges.

Singapore court convicts activist, opposition politician over Facebook comments

New York-based Human Rights Watch, which has urged Singapore to repeal laws and rules it says restrict free speech and public assembly, said the law fundamentally infringed basic rights.

CIJ slams conviction of activist for screening documentary

The Centre for Independent Journalism says conviction of Lena Hendry demonstrates the targeting of civil society for promoting discussions on human rights.

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