Saleh Nikbakht

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Saleh Nikbakht (Persian: محمدصالح نیکبخت) is a prominent Iranian lawyer and academic. He is the spokesman for the Society of Political Prisoners in Iran.[1]

Nikbakht studied law and hold a doctoral degree from Tehran University. Nikbakht was involved in controversial cases including Hashem Aghajari,[2] Abbas Abdi, Emad Baghi and 2009 presidential election detainees. Nikbakht is representing former deputy foreign minister Mohsen Aminzadeh, ex-government spokesman Abdollah Ramezanzadeh, former deputy economy minister Mohsen Safai-Farahani and former vice-president Mohammad Ali Abtahi.[3]


  1. ^ "گذشت سی سال قانون گذاری در جمهوری اسلامی ايران و عدم". VOA News. 2008-12-06. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Profile: Iranian academic facing death". BBC News. 2002-12-02. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Leading reformists, British embassy staffer to face trial, lawyer says". France 24 International News. 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 

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