In an open statement, about 400 lawyers condemned the intimidation and arrest warrants for four public defenders in Shiraz. The statement stated that the continuation of such unlawful actions will cause the loss of public trust in the judiciary.”
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, in an open letter addressing the judicial authorities, 394 lawyers expressed concern about unlawful actions of security and judicial institutions. They condemned the arrest warrants against four public defenders, including Mahmood Tarawat, Masoud Ahmadian and Nazanin Salari.
They asked the judicial authorities to drop the charges against these attorneys, who have undergone frequent interrogation by security institutions during the last three years.