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Maryam Akbari Monfared’s Case in the Supreme Court

Maryam Akbari-MonfaredHRANA News Agency – The case of Maryam Akbari Monfared, political prisoner of women’s ward of Evin prison, is being processed in the Supreme Court.

Nahid Gorji Went to Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad

Nahid GorjiHRANA News Agency – Nahid Gorji civil rights activists went to Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad on 8 April to serve her three years of imprisonment. According her relatives, her arrest and conviction is due to her activities in social networks.

Amnesty International Called for Immediate Release of Narges Mohammadi

Amnesty InternationalHRANA News Agency – Amnesty International announced in a statement, April 20th as the date for the trial of Narges Mohammadi, calling for immediate release and action for the case of the defender of human rights.

Atena Farghadani, Imprisoned in an Undecided Situation

Atena FarghadaniHRANA News Agency – Atena Farghadani, artist and civic activist in the women’s ward of Evin Prison is still in uncertain condition waiting for the court of appeal’s decision.



Image result for narges mohammadiAmnesty - Iranian human rights defender and prisoner of conscience, Narges Mohammadi, has been informed that her court hearing is scheduled on 20 April. She has not been allowed to make any contact with her children for over eight months. She remains critically ill.

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

Atena DaemiHRANA News Agency – In the women's ward of Evin prison where many prisoners are mothers, the authorities still do not provide phone calls for prisoners, prison visits are limited and there are many environmental problems in this place. This report gives a general overview of the conditions and the names of 25 women political prisoners.

Bahareh Hedayat’s Family’s Complaint Being Proceeded in Disciplinary Court of Judges

Bahareh HedayatHRANA News Agency – The complaint of Bahareh Hedayat’s family against illegal detention and judicial violations, is being handled at the Disciplinary Court of Judges. The illegal imprisoning after the verdict of freedom, lack of integration of crimes, failure to apply the 134th article of the punishment law accurately and timely are the part of infractions of the judiciary in the case of  this political prisoner.

Daughters report ill health of Zahra Rahnavard under house arrest

Zahra RahnvardRadiozamaneh - Kokab, Zahra and Nargess Mousavi, the daughters of MirHosein Mousavi and Zahra Rahnavard, the two opposition leaders who have been under house arrest since 2011, say their mother’s general health has been in serious decline.


Female Political Prisoners in Iran - There are hundreds of women who have been imprisoned, tortured, raped and some executed during the last 37 years but these pressures have not
stopped their fight for equal rights. There are tens of women political prisoners who are currently kept in prison; some of them along with
their young children, but their names or stories have not been heard. Why?

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