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Imprisoned Cartoonist Grateful for International Courage Award

Atena - Jailed artist Atena Farghadani has expressed gratitude upon hearing she was awarded the 2015 Courage in Cartooning Award by the Cartoonists Rights Network International (CRNI), her father said after visiting her at Evin Prison on August 16, 2015.

Ailing Student Activist’s Continued Detention Violates Iran’s Own Laws

Bahareh Hedayat’s Continued Detention Violates Iran’s Own - Prominent student activist Bahareh Hedayat should have been released by the end of July 2015 with the completion of more than five years in prison but efforts to end her unlawful incarceration have so far been unsuccessful, according to her husband Amin Ahmadian.

Jailed Human Rights Activist Narges Mohammadi Needs Urgent Medical Care - Imprisoned rights activist Narges Mohammadi's medical illnesses have reached a critical stage and require immediate attention, her husband Taghi Rahmani told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

IRAN: RIGHTS DEFENDER DENIED URGENT MEDICAL CARE: NARGES MOHAMMADI - Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi, imprisoned since 5 May, was taken
to hospital on 1 August suffering from partial paralysis. She is being denied the
specialized treatment she needs, and is facing charges based on her human rights
activities. She is a prisoner of conscience.

Activist’s letter sparks campaign for mothers in prison

Imprisoned MothersRadiozamaneh -A campaign to support imprisoned mothers has been launched by a group of activists in response to the recent letter from jailed human rights activist Nargess Mohammadi.

Activist Nargress Mohammadi decries plight of mothers in prison

Kiana and AliRadioazamaneh - Nargess Mohammadi, the prominent Iranian human rights defender and deputy director of the Human Rights Defenders Centre who has been in prison for over two months, has written a letter from Evin Prison revisiting eight years of motherhood in the light of her activism.

Roya Nobakht: British woman imprisoned in Iran over anti-government Facebook comments is 'tortured

Independent - A British woman who has been imprisoned in Iran since 2013 for posting derogatory comments about the country's government on Facebook has been subjected to "physical and psychological torture" in jail, according to campaigners working for her release.

Intelligence Ministry Seeking “Maximum Punishment” for Prominent Human Rights Activist - The Intelligence Ministry has made a written request to impose the maximum punishment on human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, her husband Taghi Rahmani told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

Jailed activist takes stand for mothers imprisoned in Evin

Nargess MohammadiRadiozamaneh - Jailed human rights activist Nargess Mohammadi has written a letter from Evin Prison addressed to the Tehran prosecutor to protest the visiting conditions at the prison.

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