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Women of Iran Continue to Fight for Equality

Women of Iran Continue to Fight for Equality

By Staff writer

The 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution is being celebrated by the clerical regime in Iran. During the past four decades, the people of Iran have lived under extreme suppression that most people in free and democratic countries can simply not fathom.

Women in Iran have particularly been targeted by the regime and the oppression of women has affected society as a whole.

Iran Regime Attacks on Female Prisoners

Iran Regime Attacks on Female Prisoners

By Hamideh Taati

Dozens of female prisoners in Iran were subjected to violence by prison authorities over the weekend.

On Saturday, forty female prisoners were violently transferred from Qarchak Prison in Varamin to Ward 240 of Tehran’s Evin Prison, with sacks over their heads to disorientate them.

Nearly 100 Child Marriages in One Iranian Province Since May

Nearly 100 Child Marriages in One Iranian Province Since May

By Mansoureh Galestan

At least 98 child marriages have been recorded in one Iranian province in the last nine months, according to the Director General of Ilam’s Welfare Organization.

Zahra Hemmati told the state-run IRNA news agency on Tuesday that 98 children under the age of 15 - 94 girls and four boys - have been married in Ilam province since May 2018.

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.

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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