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Photo of the Week: August 13, 2010

Mohammed Mostafaei, a human rights lawyer for an Iranian woman who was recently sentenced to death by stoning, looks out from a barred window at the Kumkapi Foreigners Detention center in Istanbul on Aug. 5. At the time of the photo, Mostafaei was unsure whether he'd be sent back to Iran, from where he fled after an arrest warrant had been issued for him.

The 31-year-old said he first fled to Turkey, where he was detained for an undisclosed passport issue. He then flew to Norway two days later with a one-year Norwegian travel visa and may consider applying for asylum. Mostafaei has promoted the case and the sentence of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani widely within the international community.

Jonathan Lewis is a freelance photojournalist based in Istanbul.

Photo of the Week: August 13, 2010

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