Maryam Mirzakhani, Iranian Math Genius & the Only Woman to Win a Fields Medal, Dies at 40

NCRI - Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician who was the only woman ever to win a Fields Medal, the most significant honor in mathematics, died on Saturday. She was 40.

The cause was cancer, said Stanford University, where she was a professor. The university did not say where she died.

Iran: The Average Age of Addiction in Women Decreased

NCRI - The director of the Center for Prevention and Treatment of Addicts admitted that the average age of drug prevalence among the women decreased to 23 while the previous figure shows the age of drug addicts from 16 to 29.

Farid Baratisadeh on July 8, 2017, stipulated, "According to the previous figures,9 to 10% of the country's drug addicts were women and according to prevalence statistics, this number has reached 12%-13% recently."

Iran: Vehicle Of "Hijab Discoverer" Is Seized

NCRI - On Tuesday June 27, the Iranian regime's prosecutor in Mazandaran province (northern Iran), announced “serious dealing” with those who “discover hijab” (unveiling) in vehicles and the seizure of their vehicle.

The regime’s prosecutor, Assadollah Ja’fari said: “For those who are trying to discover the veil, a judicial case is formed.

Iran: Mother of Executed Young Female Prisoner Writes a Letter to Mark June 20

NCRI - In a letter to mark June 20, the day to commemorate 30,000 political prisoners massacred in Iranian regime’s prisons in the ‘80s, Mrs. Sholeh Pakrava, mother of executed Rayhaneh Jabbari, has called for perpetrators and instigators of the crime to be put to trial.

Below are parts of Mrs. Jabbari’s letter:

Iran Regime's Vigilantes Acting on Khamenei's Fire-At-Will Order to Prevent Women From Entering Stadiums

NCRI - The consequences of remarks made by Iranian regime leader Ali Khamenei, encouraging Basijis and soft-war officers to independently make decisions and swing into action at their own will, are emerging as more repression and  heavier atmosphere of fear.

In one instance, the so-called ‘Hezbollah Coordination Council’ consisting of Basijis and plaintiff vigilantes has announced that allowing women into stadiums is against the Islamic law.

Iran: Female Political Prisoner Writes a Letter to Mark the End of Her 54-Day Hunger Strike

NCRI - Atena Daemi, the political activist held in Evin Prison, has ended her 54-day hunger strike after her demands were met.

To mark the event, Ms. Daemi has written an open letter to the public, addressing the reasons why she decided to go on hunger strike and what she went through during the time. In her letter, Atena has also appreciated everyone who supported her during her 54-day hunger strike.

Iran Regime Official: 10 Provinces Crossed Hijab Red Line

 NCRI - Ahmad Sehat Ghol, a director in Iran’s Islamic Media Organization, considered the fact that “ten Iranian provinces violated hijab red lines” as an “alarm bell” for the Iranian regime.

“If we review the charts on the situation of hijab across the country, there are 10 provinces that have crossed the red line in this regard,” he said to the semi-official Tasnim news agency on Wednesday.

Iran: Female Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike & in Dire Conditions in Evin Prison

NCRI - Atena Daemi, an Iranian female political prisoner, is reported to be in dire condition in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison after 44 days of hunger strike.

On the night of May 20 she was transferred to Evin’s clinic after symptoms such as “stomach ache and vomiting.”

Iran: Dangerous Interruptions, in Medical Treatment of a Female Political Prisoner

NCRI - A female political prisoner in Evin prison, charged with supporting the MEK, is suffering from severe tendon rupture in her leg as she has been deliberately denied medical treatment and access to hospital by prison officials.

Fatemeh Mosanna suffered from a leg injury earlier this year and was denied access to a hospital by prison officials at the time of the incident. After months of delay and enduring pain, a clinic outside of prison has diagnosed her with chronic tendon rupture and have stated the denial of medical treatment to this political prisoner as the reason behind her worsening situation.

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