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British woman Roya Nobakht could be executed in Iran after insulting Islam on Facebook

evin-prison-women-wardThe Independant - A British woman has been locked up in Iran for five months after posting derogatory comments about the country's government on Facebook and fears she will be executed, her husband has said.

Save 26 year old Rayhaneh Jabbari from being hanged in Iran - Rayhaneh Jabbari is sentenced to hang for killing her rapist in self defense in Iran

Woman once sentenced to stoning now pardoned

sakineh-ashtianiRadio Zamaneh - Mohammad Javad Larijani, the secretary of Iran's Judiciary Human Rights Headquarters, announced on Tuesday March 18 that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani has been pardoned by the judiciary.

New Campaign: Ten Days With Bahareh

bahareh-hedayat2The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran - A group of women and student activists have launched a campaign for the release of Bahareh Hedayat, a symbol of the student movement who has been serving a near-10-year prison sentence at Evin Prison’s Women’s Ward.

Iran: Free Women Activists

woman-prisonHuman Right Watch - Iran’s government should immediately and unconditionally free three female rights defenders unlawfully detained for their support of women, students, and political dissidents, Human Rights Watch said today, International Women’s Rights Day. On March 2, 2014, one of the three was sentenced to seven years in prison. The others were already serving prison terms.

Iran: Student activist given seven year prison term in continuing crackdown

amnesty-intl-logoAmnesty International - Iran’s authorities must quash the conviction of a 27-year-old student who received a seven year prison sentence because of her peaceful political activities, said Amnesty International. 

Maryam Shafipour Has Been Sentenced To 7 Years Imprisonment

maryam-shafi-pourHRANA News Agency – Expelled Qazvin International University student activist, Maryam Shafipour has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment.

A student activist has been tried

maryam-shafi-pourHRANA News Agency – During the latest trial, Judge Salavati refused to release Maryam Shafipoor on bail and she was returned  to Evin prison.

Iran Should Release Imprisoned Activist for Urgent Medical Treatment

bahare-hedayatThe International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran - Continued Imprisonment Could Cause Irreversible Damage to Her Health

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