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Iran: Netizens Remember Nasrin Sotoudeh with “Dog Roses”

A new campaign has started within the Iranian cyber space and social networks in support of prisoner of conscience, Nasrin Sotoudeh who has been on hunger strike since October 17. Many Iranian netizens have posted photos of white flowers in solidarity with Nasrin whose name in Persian means a specific type of flower from rose family, namely the “Rosa Canina” or “Dog Rose”.

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