Urgent Action: Lawyer sentenced to over 29 years in prison

Human rights lawyer Amirsalar Davoudi has been sentenced to 29 years and three months in prison and 111 lashes on charges stemming from his human rights work. He was interrogated in detention without a lawyer present and was convicted and sentenced in his absence. Under Iran’s sentencing guidelines, he is required to serve 15 years of this sentence. He is a prisoner of conscience.

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PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 16 AUGUST 2019

 

Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Persian to:

 

Head of the Judiciary 
Ebrahim Raisi
C/o Permanent Mission of Iran to the UN
Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 28
1209 Geneva, Switzerland 
Salutation: Dear Mr Raisi

Please note that the best way to reach the head of the judiciary is to address a letter to him and send it via Iran’s diplomatic mission in Geneva and/or its diplomatic mission in your country because we do not have an email address and it is very difficult to reach Iran via post.

 

 

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY Hamid Baeidinejad, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 16 Princes Gate London SW7 1PT, Tel: 020 7225 4208-9 Fax: 020 7589 4440 Email: iranemb.lon@mfa.gov.ir www.london.mfa.ir

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.
 

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