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Statements: Women in Iran

IRAN: Call to secure immediate release of Nargess Mohammadi

Ms. Narges Mohammadi

Political prisoner Narges Mohammadi is in poor condition due to lack of medical care

NCRI - Political prisoner and human rights activist Ms. Narges Mohammadi remains medically uncared for despite her deteriorating conditions. Yesterday, following eight hours of muscle paralysis, she was transferred to a hospital outside prison. However, despite the insistence of the physicians that she needs medical care, she was returned back to Evin Prison while partially unconscious.

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Julie Ward MEP speaks out on the situation of women in Iran

NCRI – The major world powers’ recent nuclear deal with the regime in Iran should not lead the West to ignore the appalling state of human rights in the country, Julie Ward, a Member of the European Parliament from the United Kingdom, said in an online interview with ncr-iran.org.

In her opening statement during the online Q&A session this week, Ms. Ward said that the deals being made with the regime in Iran greatly concern her, especially the deals that may result in greater legitimacy being given to the regime. She said: “Deals can’t come at the price of human rights.”

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IRAN: Acid attacks against 4 Kurdish women during Ramadan

NCRI - Four Kurdish women and young girls in Bukan (West Azerbaijan Province in northwestern Iran) were victims of acid attacks by the misogynists ruling in Iran.

These crimes were carried out on Tuesday, July 14th on Kurdistan Boulevard in the city of Bukan where a woman and three young girls were taking a walk when they were targeted and severely wounded in this criminal acid attack.

One of the victims, Susane Ismaeel Nezhad, a 24-year old construction student in college, saw her back severely injured.

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Iran: Ratcheting up repressive policy against women, gender discrimination

 Iranian security forces harassing women on the bogus charge of mal-veiling

Women’s Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran urges women and freedom-loving youth of Iran to protest regime’s suppressive policies

NCRI - In the past week, the Iranian regime has ratcheted up repression of women. Hassan Rouhani’s Interior Ministry has issued a directive for forced veiling. On the advice of the regime’s leaders, the directive was first issued to government and private businesses. The agency dubbed “Headquarters to safeguard public security sanctum and citizens’ rights” issued a 10-point directive to all governorships and provincial executive departments in this regard (Tasnim News Agency, affiliated with the Qods Force – June 20).

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Expel misogynistic Iran regime from International Olympic Committee

Defend Iranian women and athletes’ rights
NCRI - On Friday, 19 June 2015, during a Volleyball World League match at Azadi Stadium in Tehran, the suppressive elements and hirelings of the Iranian regime severely attacked Iranian women and even Iranian or foreign female reporters battering and preventing them from entering the volleyball hall of 12,000 seats capacity.

This was despite a demagogic declaration by Hassan Rouhani’s government that it would issue authorization for women to attend this international match at the stadium.

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Iran: Execution of two women prisoners in Qerchak Prison

NCRI - The Iranian regime’s henchmen executed two women prisoners on May 30 in Qerchak Prison in Varamin. One of the victims, Fatemeh Mehrabani, 39, married with two children, had spent five years in Iranian regime’s prisons before execution. Prior to their execution, the two had been transferred to solitary confinement on May 30.

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NCRI’s Women's Committee calls for immediate release of Narges Mohammadi

Narges Mohammadi, a human rights activist is on hunger strike to protest denial of access to medical care and medications she needs

NCRI - Ms. Narges Mohammadi, a human rights activist, has gone on hunger strike since Monday May 18, to protest the denial of access to medical treatment and drugs she needs. Denial of the drugs that she should be using on a daily basis according to the prescribing physician, has deteriorated her health. Yesterday her heart beat and fluctuation was to the point that her cellmates took her to Evin prison clinic six times, but the henchmen continue to decline to deliver her essential drugs.

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