RFE/RL - Lawmakers in Iran are preparing to consider legislation that may drastically alter an adult woman's ability to obtain a passport and travel outside the country.
freenasrinsotoudeh - At 33 detainees, the women's ward at Evin prison has reached the largest number of prisoners in the past 3 years. Some of the prisoners are suffering with psychological and physical maladies while many have been deprived of their right to furlough.
The Washington Post - The targeting of Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old girl shot nearly two weeks ago by a Pakistani Taliban assassin, brought back memories of my teenage years in Tehran, where theocratic zealots were similarly in control. The words of the Taliban’s chief spokesman, Ehsanullah Ehsan, had a chillingly familiar echo in my ears. A bullet had Malala’s name on it, he explained to the news media, because “she has become a symbol of Western culture in the area; she was openly propagating it.” He also called her “the symbol of the infidels and obscenity.”
- “Anti-woman” tradition kept from official list
- Cleric Beaten Up By 'Badly Veiled' Woman
- Nasrin Sotoudeh: Two Years Behind Bars, No Furlough
- Iran wages war on campus women
- Call to save women prisoners, supporters of PMOI, in Gharechak death camp
- Warnings Over Khamenei’s Order
- Iran's Female Olympians Face Extra Hurdles
- Women excluded from vast areas of study
- Iran: Amnesty International’s submission to the Commission on the Status of Women regarding concerns
- Women should only ride bicycles in their backyards
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