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Jailed Activist Diagnosed with Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Atena Daemi, children’s rights and civil activist - 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 —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.

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.

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