#Human Rights
President of the United States Barack H. Obama
United States of America

This letter will be sent to President Barack H. Obama on June 11, 2012.

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President Barack H. Obama
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500

Dear Mr. President Barack H. Obama,

We send this letter to report the case of the lawyer Iranian Javid Houtan Kian.

Mr. Houtan Kian is the lawyer who defended Sakineh Ashtiani, the Iranian woman sentenced to death for adultery. Mr. Houtan Kian was arrested Oct. 10, 2010.

He spent several days in solitary confinement in Evin prison and then transferred to the prison in Tabriz, in the section for drug addicts and AIDS patients. Mr. Houtan Kian was tortured and threatened.

We are very concerned for his illegal detention. Mr. Houtan Kian has been accused of acting against national security and sentenced to 11 years in prison. Mr. Houtan Kianed is a prisoner of conscience.

We call for a strong diplomatic pressure for his immediate release.


The Letter to President Barack H. Obama to release Javid Houtan Kian petition to President of the United States Barack H. Obama was written by Mariacarmela Ribecco and is in the category Human Rights at GoPetition.