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Jailed Human Rights Activist Narges Mohammadi Needs Urgent Medical Care

narges-MohammadiIranhumanrights.org - 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

Amnesty.org - 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

iranhumanrights.org - 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.

The Latest List of the Political Prisoners in Women’s Section of Evin Prison

Atena Daemi

HRANA News Agency – The following list includes the political prisoners of women’s section of Evin Prison in Tehran. These prisoners have been sentenced in total to more than 190 years of imprisonment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), there are 22 women in this section, 15 of whom are political and civil activists, 6 are from religious minorities and 1 of them is imprisoned on charge of espionage.

A. Political and Civil Activists:

1. Bahareh Hedayat, 9 years and 6 months.

2. Narges mohammadi, 6 years.

3. Hakimeh Shokri, 3 years and 6 months.

4. Neda Mostaghimi, 3 years.

5. Sajedeh Arabsorkhi, 1 year.

6. Maryam Shafipur, 2 years and 6 months.

7. Atena Farghdani, 12 years and 9 months.

8. Atena Daemi, 14 years.

9. Roya Saberinejad Nobakht, 7 years.

10. Farideh Shahgoli, 3 years.

11. Maryam Akbari Monfared, 15 years.

12. Sedighe Moradi, 10 years.

13. Reyhane Haj Ebrahim Dabbagh, 15 years.

14. Behnaz Zakeri, 10 years.

15. Zahra Zehtabchi, 12 years.

B. Bahais:

16. Mahvash Shahriari, 20 years.

17. Elham Farahani, 4 years.

18. Fariba Kamalabadi, 20 years.

19. Nasim Bagheri, 4 years.

20. Faran Hesami, 4 years.

C. Christians:

21. Maryam Naghash Zargaran, 4 years.

D. Others:

22. Elham Barmaki, 5 years.

AI Decries Prison Time For Iranian Female Activists

Atena Farghadani (file photo)RFL/RE - Amnesty International says the sentencing of Iranian artist and activist Atena Farghadani to more than 12 years in prison is a "terrible injustice" and a "violation her rights to free expression and association."

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