Statement by DROI Chair Panzeri on the sentencing of Nasrin Sotoudeh 


Following the sentencing of Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, the Chair of the EP Subcommittee on Human Rights Antonio Panzeri made the following statement:

"The judiciary underscored its power when it decided on a decades-long sentence for Ms Sotoudeh. But justice is not a question of power. It is about fairness and equity. Justice has never been about personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity"