Amnesty International Reports: Another Human Rights Defender Imprisoned in Iran

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Amnesty International’s recent report Caught in a web of repression shows a detailed overview of the repression facing human rights activists in Iran.

Under international law, enforced disappearances are crimes. International human rights bodies have recognized that an enforced disappearance may cause such severe mental distress for family members, who have the right not to be subjected to inhumane or degrading treatment.

Syrian Women Inside Stadium, Iranian Women Behind Freedom Gate! And the Aftermath

NCRI Staff

NCRI - While the Iranian regime’s reactionary, misogynous policies during a 2018 FIFA world cup Russia qualifier held on September 5, 2017 between Iran and Syria prompted overwhelmed people to react in protest, they also revealed more than ever the benighted nature of this medieval regime and its true face to the world.

Iran: Security Patrol for Torn Pants and Buttonless Open Manteau!

NCRI - “Torn pants and manteaux (coats) without buttons are not Iranian clothing. Police forces will deal with this issue if necessary.” This is a summary of a new regulation that has been warned to the apparel market.

Iran: Women Political Prisoners Support the Hunger Strikers

NCRI - Three women political prisoners in Tehran Evin prison expressed their support in a letter to the hunger striking political prisoners and their rightful claims, in Gohardasht prison in Karaj.

Iran: The Increasing Number of Divorce and Abortion Among Young Girls

NCRI - A member of Women's Fraction of the Iran regime’s Parliament admitted that the child marriage and its implications including divorce and abortion are increasing.

Tayebeh Siavashi in an interview with ILNA News on Monday, August 14, 2017, stated, "The number of widowed children is increasing. We currently have 2000 divorced children. This figure is only represented based on the number of registered marriages. Therefore, the unofficial figure is possibly higher."

Iran: Breadwinner Women, the Victims of Indigence and Discrimination

NCRI - As the poverty has spread among women, the state-run authorities and media called this phenomenon as a common term of "the feminization of poverty".

Poverty prevails among women; however, the breadwinner women are severely stricken with indigence. This issue stems from the lootings and plunders made by the Iran regime.

Iran: A Prosecutor Threatens Women Employees to Abide by Mandatory Veiling

NCRI - The Iranian regime's prosecutor in Northwestern Province of Qazvin, warned women employees to comply with the hijab and mandatory veiling by sending a letter to all government agencies and companies threatening the offenders with judicial prosecution.

According to the state-run Damadam website, on August 12, 2017, Sadeghi Niyaraki, prosecutor of Qazvin, said in his letter: “In case a report by the enforcement officials or retentive officers is received and non-compliance with the law is noticed, judicial cases will be pursued to prosecute the offenders.”

Iran: The Launch of Special Women's Patrol Unit

NCRI - The Iranian regime's prosecutor in Qom announced the appointment of a women's special patrol to visit women's public places.

According to the judicial authority, "in line with the expansion of the hijab culture, the special patrol of the women of the Qom prosecutor's office, with the management of female judges, will visit women's places, galleries, swimming pools, sports halls, hairdressers and ...".

Opposition of Clerics to Amending the 9-Year-Old Girls' Marriage Law in Iran

NCRI - Some members of Women's Parliamentary Fraction have reported that the clerics do not approve the parliament's plan to amend the age of marriage.

The Vice-President of Women's Parliamentary Fraction, Fatemeh Zolghadr, in an interview with ILNA News stated that the religious references (Marja) do not approve the change in the age of marriage.

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