Comments for: Iran frees most prominent political prisoner

Posted Sept. 18, 2013, at 6:17 p.m.

DUBAI — Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, seen by campaign groups as Iran’s highest-profile political prisoner, was freed on Wednesday in another sign that hard-line policies may be easing under a new president. Other prisoners linked to the mass protests after the disputed 2009 re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad also …

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