Mohammad Mostafaei seeks asylum in Norway after his escape from Iran to Turkey by car, horse and foot.
An overloaded bus carrying migrants from Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan crashes into a light pole on the Igdir-Kars highway in Turkey and catches fire. A second bus hits some of the ejected passengers, killing at least 17 people and wounding 36 others.
18-year-old Ebrahim Hamidi is sentenced to death for sodomy in Iran, without legal representation after human rights lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei flees in the wake of the Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani case.
Mohamed Mostafaei, an Iranian lawyer who defended convicted adulterer Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, is reported to be in Turkey, seeking asylum. [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-middle-east-10870522 (BBC)] [http:--www.france24.com-en-20100804-iran-stoning-lawyer-requests-asylum-turkey-un (France24)]date=August 2019
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva questions why American President Barack Obama ignored Iran's nuclear agreement with Brazil and Turkey and presented new sanctions to the United Nations Security Council, saying this is "not the attitude that someone who won the Nobel Peace Prize has" and describing himself as "disappointed".