Fatemeh Tamimi, A Defender Under Threat
Profession: Attorney at law
Place of Work: Tehran
Ms. Fatemeh Tamimi, member of Tehran’s Bar Association, is among lawyers who have represented a number of political prisoners. She has protested the manner of adjudication of her clients’ cases. On May 17, 2011, security forces arrested Ms. Tamimi without a warrant and took her to an undisclosed location. There is no information regarding her arrest, interrogation, and the charges brought against her. Ms. Tamimi was released after a week in detention.