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Subtle Presence of Morality Police

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Image result for amnesty international human rightsAmnesty - Iranian painter and prisoner of conscience Atena Farghadani remains in prison pending the outcome of her appeal against a 12 years and nine months prison sentence. The authorities have now confirmed that they subjected her to virginity and pregnancy tests.

Rouhani Clashes With Iranian Police Over Undercover Hijab Agents

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a military parade marking National Army Day in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, April 17, 2016.VOA —Iran's president criticized the use of thousands of undercover morality police in Tehran to report on young women who are not wearing a full Islamic hijab or those who play loud music in their cars.

Former broadcaster files harassment complaint against producer

Former broadcaster files harassment complaint against producerRadiozmaneh - Former Press TV newscaster Sheena Shirani has filed a formal complaint against network producer Mohsen Emadi for allegedly subjecting her to sexual harassment in the workplace.

Nahid Gorji Went to Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad

Nahid GorjiHRANA News Agency – Nahid Gorji civil rights activists went to Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad on 8 April to serve her three years of imprisonment. According her relatives, her arrest and conviction is due to her activities in social networks.

Amnesty International Called for Immediate Release of Narges Mohammadi

Amnesty InternationalHRANA News Agency – Amnesty International announced in a statement, April 20th as the date for the trial of Narges Mohammadi, calling for immediate release and action for the case of the defender of human rights.

Atena Farghadani, Imprisoned in an Undecided Situation

Atena FarghadaniHRANA News Agency – Atena Farghadani, artist and civic activist in the women’s ward of Evin Prison is still in uncertain condition waiting for the court of appeal’s decision.

Police use cameras to enforce Islamic codes in Tehran cafés, parks

surveillanceRadiozamaneh - The Tehran police department says it has installed surveillance cameras in parks and coffee shops in the city's western neighbourhoods.

Disqualification of Elected Female Reformist MP Sparks Heated Debate in Iran - Two weeks have passed since Minoo Khaleghi's election to Parliament in Iran's recent elections was nullified without an explanation by the Guardian Council, the body charged with vetting candidates.

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