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News: Women

Iranian Prisoner of Conscience Denied Medical Care

Iranian Prisoner of Conscience Denied Medical Care

By Staff Writer

An Iranian prisoner of conscience is being denied medical care, a crime known as medical terrorism that is all too common under the Iranian Regime.

Baha’i woman Negin Ghadamian, who is serving five years in Evin Prison for teaching Persian literature to Baha’i students, is being denied access to dental treatment in an outside facility because Mr. Khani, the head of the prison clinic, did not authorize her transfer to a hospital despite the fact that the prosecutor’s office has given permission for her transfer.

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Iran: Female Activists Brought to Notorious Evin Prison for Questioning

Iran: Female Activists Brought to Notorious Evin Prison for Questioning

By Mohammad Sadat Khansari

The human right situation in Iran has not improved despite calls to the Iranian regime by international humanitarian organisations for a halt to serious abuses.

Domestic pressure on the Iranian regime is being maintained by the people who have been protesting since the end of last year. The authorities cannot deal with the widespread dissent and they see it as a major threat to its survival. And so it should because the people have made it very clear that they want regime change.

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Early Marriage Is the Worst Oppression of Iranian Girls

Early Marriage Is the Worst Oppression of Iranian Girls

By Staff Writer

The early marriage of Iranian girls is the “worst” form of oppression, according to a parliamentary deputy at a meeting in Tabriz about eliminating violence against women.

Massoumeh Aghapour said: “[Early marriages] are in fact, the worst form of oppression of girls and future women of Iran."

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Iran: Imprisoned Civil Rights Activist Pens Open Letter

Iran: Imprisoned Civil Rights Activist Pens Open Letter

By Mahmoud Hakamian

Atena Daemi is a civil rights activist that was arrested on 21st October 2014. She was immediately put into solitary confinement where she remained for 86 days before being transferred to the women’s part of Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison. The following May, she was charged with insulting the country’s supreme leader, propaganda against the regime and assembly and collusion against national security. Judge Moghiseh of Revolutionary Court Branch 28 gave her a sentence of 14 years imprisonment.

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Iranian Political Prisoner Banned From Family Visits Writes a Happy Birthday Letter to 13-Year-Old Daughter

Maryam Akbari Monfared Banned From Family Visits Writes a Happy Birthday Letter to 13-Year-Old Daughter

By Mahmoud Hakamian

An Iranian political prisoner who has been imprisoned for nine years and was recently banned from receiving family visits has written her daughter a letter to wish her a happy 13th birthday.

Maryam Akbari Monfared wrote: “My dear Nazanin: I was not with you on your 13th birthday. I know that by now you understand why we’re apart. I know that you’ve suffered a lot these past nine years. Yet, we have promised each other to smile until smiles light the faces of all of Iran’s children. We promised each other to cherish our brief visits, for all of the times that we miss being together. We have pledged together to vanquish a monster.”

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3 Female Political Prisoners Are Denied Family Visits in Iran

Golrokh Iraee, Atena Daemi and Maryam Akbari Monfared

By Staff Writer

Three female political prisoners in the notorious Evin Prison in Tehran have been deprived of visitation with their families for three weeks, following a verbal argument with prison guards in the visitation hall, where the women are said to have chanted slogans at the guards.

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Amnesty: Iran’s Execution of Domestic Violence Victim Is Sickening

Zeinab Sekaanvand-Iran-Amnesty

By Staff Writer

Amnesty International has called Iran’s execution of a 24-year-old Kurdish woman, who can the victim of domestic and sexual violence, “sickening”.

Zeinab Sekaanvand, who was executed on Wednesday morning in Urumieh central prison, West Azerbaijan province, was sentenced to death under ‘qesas’ (retribution in kind) in October 2014, following a trial that Amnesty International called “grossly unfair”, where she was convicted for of the murder of her husband when she was just 17.

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