In March 2017 Shazia Akhtar of Hardwicke Chambers addressed the UN Human Rights Council regarding Mr. Ebrahimzadeh’s case. In May 2017 Iranian labour rights activist Behnam Ebrahimzadeh was released from prison nearly five years before the official conclusion of his sentence.
Freedom Now, Woodley and McGillivary, Shazia Akhtar of Hardwicke Chambers, and Lambeth Law Centre served as Mr. Ebrahimzadeh’s international counsel.
Watch the video featuring Shazia, at 36:00 – 37:32, here.
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