NCRI - Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian resistance, lauded the courage of women and the youth who stood up against the dictatorship of velayat-e faqih on Tuesday, March 8 in Tehran and other cities of Iran.
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Female suppressive agents used to arrest women in demonstrations
NCRI - During the protest of March 8 in Tehran, the brave youths clashed with the regime’s suppressive agents in Sadeghieh. A big number of demonstrators were arrested and transferred in buses to suppression centers.
Large presence of women in the crowd, they took to the streets despite tight security measures
NCRI - Courageous women, along with youths and protestors took to the streets in large numbers on the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day in various parts of the Iranian capital, to express their anger and protests against the misogynist and inhuman mullahs' regime.
NCRI - Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, Chair of the NCRI’s Women’s Committee, described candidacy of the misogynous regime of mullahs for membership in the Board of Directors of the UN Women as an insult to all Iranian women and all women’s rights advocates around the world. She called on all countries not to support the regime’s membership in the UN body, a regime that has executed tens of thousands of women political prisoners, and do not allow the mullahs to exploit the UN bodies.
International call for release of political prisoners and detainees, especially women
NCRI - The Iranian regime arrested on Sunday the defense lawyer of a number of political prisoners, Mrs. Nasrin Sotoudeh, in Tehran. The agents of the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and Security in an earlier incident on August 28 had gone to her workplace and residence and confiscated some files and her private properties. The regime’s judiciary had accused her of “collaboration against the state security and propaganda against the establishment.”
Women’s committee of NCRI calls on rights organizations to support Iranian women arisen for freedom
NCRI - Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, Chair of the Women’s Committee of the Iranian Resistance, lauded female students’ perseverance against the clerical regime’s suppressive restrictions and regulations and called on all human rights and women’s rights organizations to condemn the misogynist policies of the regime and support the uprising of Iranian women and girls.
Tehran regime's membership in UN women’s commission is a dagger to the heart of freedom-seeking women and counter to the commission's goals
NCRI's Women's Committee Chair, Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, in a letter to the UN Secretary General, President of the UN Commission on the Status of Women and heads of member states, condemned the membership of the religious and misogynist dictatorship ruling Iran in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, describing it as being contrary to the objectives and programs of the commission.