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Jailed activist writes to judicial chief about plight as a mother

Nargess MohammadiRadiozamaneh - Jailed human rights activist Nargess Mohammadi has written to the head of the judiciary, Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, to protest that she can't speak to her children on the telephone.

Sedigheh Moradi Deprived Of Medical Care In Evin Prison

Sedigheh MoradiHRANA News Agency – Political prisoner, Sedigheh Moradi is suffering from meniscus tear and tendon in her feet and is held in the women's ward of Evin prison, and considering her problems and diseases, she needs to be sent to the hospital.

Artist Goes on Hunger Strike to Protest Prison Staff Verbal Abuse

Atena Farghadani, Artist and Civil Activist Iranhumanrights.org - The artist and civil activist Atena Farghadani, behind bars since January 10, 2015, went on a hunger strike in Evin Prison to protest continuous verbal abuse by prison staff, and she required urgent medical care when her blood pressure dropped, her mother Eshrat Ardestani told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

Imprisoned Activist’s Medical Condition Worsens as Trial Date is Set

Narges-MohammadiIranhumanrights.org - Narges Mohammadi Remains in Prison despite Doctors' Request for Hospitalization. Imprisoned human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, who is in need of urgent medical care, will be put on trial on October 7, 2015, to face new charges, according to her husband, Taghi Rahmani.

Woman Ex-prisoner Speaks Out About Evin Prison

Roozonline - On July 22 Neda Mostaghimi was finally released from Evin Prison after the end of her 3-year prison sentence because of an amnesty granted by Iran's leader on the occasion of Eid Ghadeer ceremony (the day Shia Muslims believe Islamic prophet Mohammad appointed Ali, cousin and son-in-law as his successor). But her release from prison does not give her all her social rights.

The woman given 12 years in jail for humiliating Iran's most powerful men on YouTube

Telegraph - Atena Farghadani, 29, was first jailed for her satirical cartoons about Iranian MPs. Now she's serving a 12 year sentence for daring to expose the reality of life in Iran's prisons.

Jailed Activist Diagnosed with Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Atena Daemi, children’s rights and civil activist Iranhumanrights.org - A doctor at Evin Prison has diagnosed imprisoned children's rights and civil activist Atena Daemi, 27, with having signs of multiple sclerosis, her mother, Massoumeh Nemati, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. She expressed hope that under the circumstances, Daemi would be freed.

Prominent Women’s Rights Activist Held Illegally after Completion of Sentence

Bahareh_HedayatIranhumanrights.org —The student activist Bahareh Hedayat, imprisoned for over five years in Iran, has been given an additional two-year prison sentence, days after receiving release orders from an Appeals Court in Tehran.

Reactivated suspended sentence keeps activist in jail two more years

Bahareh HedayatRadiozamaneh - Iranian student activist Bahareh Hedayat has to serve another two years in jail, even though her family expected her to be released having served five and a half years in jail.

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