Lily Mazahery - Founder, Legal Rights Institute

Lily Mazahery is an Iranian-American lawyer, feminist, human rights defender, and social and political activist. Founder and president of the Legal Rights Institute, Mazahery represents some of the most high profile political dissidents, human rights activists and victims of human rights violations around the world. She has directed a substantial portion of her work towards assisting individual victims of human rights violations and political dissidents, particularly in Iran. As a member of various international rights organizations, groups, and campaigns, Mazahery has been a strong advocate of equal rights for women in Islamic countries, which include the abolishment of stoning executions and honor killings.

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