Urgent Action update: 38 years and 148 lashes for women’s rights defender
Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes after two grossly unfair trials. The charges against her stem solely from her peaceful human rights work, including defending women’s rights and her outspoken opposition to the death penalty.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE TO SEND APPEALS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 13 JUNE 2019
Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Persian to:
C/o Permanent Mission of Iran to the UN
Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 28
1209 Geneva, Switzerland
Salutation: Dear Mr Khamenei
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: firstname.lastname@example.org www.london.mfa.ir Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.
Please note that the best way to reach the supreme leader 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.