Nasrin Sotoudeh

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Nasrin Sotoudeh (Persian: نسرین ستوده‎) is a human rights lawyer in Iran. She has represented imprisoned Iranian opposition activists and politicians following the disputed June 2009 Iranian presidential elections as well as prisoners sentenced to death for crimes committed when they were minors. Her clients have included journalist Isa Saharkhiz, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi, and Heshmat Tabarzadi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nasrin Sotoudeh has received more than 229,397 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Nasrin Sotoudeh is the 329th most popular social activist (down from 240th in 2019), the 275th most popular biography from Iran (down from 215th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Iranian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Nasrin Sotoudeh ranks 329 out of 544Before her are Dhondo Keshav Karve, Hanan Ashrawi, Mahmoud Taleghani, Maurice Bishop, Harry Wu, and Mohammad Ali Jauhar. After her are Alice Paul, Edna Parker, Yagan, Medgar Evers, Marie Popelin, and Lev Chernyi.

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Among people born in 1963, Nasrin Sotoudeh ranks 149Before her are John Carroll Lynch, Farahnaz Pahlavi, Vladimir Petković, Sam Lloyd, David Seaman, and E. L. James. After her are Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Shaun Toub, Donna Tartt, Antoni Martí, Walter Thurnherr, and James LaBrie.

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Among people born in Iran, Nasrin Sotoudeh ranks 275 out of 463Before her are Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (1923), Mardavij (890), Arash (1977), Iraj Mirza (1874), Mahmoud Taleghani (1911), and Abdolkarim Soroush (1945). After her are Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani (1931), Simin Daneshvar (1921), Sadeq Khan Zand (1800), Shaun Toub (1963), Masoud Kimiai (1941), and Ali Akbar Velayati (1945).

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Among social activists born in Iran, Nasrin Sotoudeh ranks 6Before her are Shirin Ebadi (1947), Babak Khorramdin (798), Musa al-Sadr (1928), Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei (1899), and Mahmoud Taleghani (1911). After her are Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani (1967), Maryam Namazie (1966), Reyhaneh Jabbari (1988), and Death of Sahar Khodayari (1990).