Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh jailed 'for 38 years' in Iran

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Lawyer sentenced to decades in prison and 148 lashes, husband writes on Facebook

Nasrin Sotoudeh, an internationally renowned human rights lawyer jailed in Iran, has been handed a new sentence that her husband said was 38 years in prison and 148 lashes.

Sotoudeh, who has represented opposition activists including women prosecuted for removing their mandatory headscarf, was arrested in June and charged with spying, spreading propaganda and insulting Iran’s supreme leader, her lawyer said.

Related: Freed Iranian rights lawyer: ‘I’ve a bad feeling about the women I left behind’

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