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Ailing Political Prisoner Denied Critically Needed Medical Care for Her Diabetes - Held with Violent Criminals at Vakilabad Prison for Criticizing the Government on Facebook

Political prisoner Nahid (Omolbanin) Gorji has been denied adequate medical care even though she is suffering from diabetes and heart disease, a source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

UN Body Calls for Immediate Release of Bahareh Hedayat - Imprisonment of Prominent Women and Human Rights Defender Is Against International Law, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Rules


Image result for narges mohammadiAmnesty - Iranian human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Narges Mohammadi was sentenced to 16 years' imprisonment on 20 April. She suffers from serious illnesses and needs ongoing specialized medical care, which she cannot receive in prison. She continues to be denied the right to have access to her nine-year-old twins.

UN Experts Outraged By Jailing Of Iranian Rights Activist

Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi (file photo)RFL/RE - A group of United Nations officials have expressed outrage about the conviction and sentencing of a leading human rights activist in Iran on charges that include membership in a campaign for the abolition of the death penalty.

Anti Death Penalty Activist Sentenced to 16 years in Prison in Iran

Nargess MohammadiRadiozamaneh - Narges Mohammadi, human rights and anti death penalty activist who is the vice president of the Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran was sentenced to 16 years in prison.

Female Journalist, Sentenced to Ten Years, Beaten in Iran Prison - Mother of Afarin Chitsaz's Describes Brutality Aimed at Forcing a "Confession"

The mother of imprisoned newspaper columnist Afarin Chitsaz will make a judicial complaint to protest the beating of her daughter in prison. Maryam Azadpour, who recently broken her silence on Chitsaz's case, described her daughter's ordeal in an interview with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

Prominent Human Rights Defender Narges Mohammadi Goes on Trial Behind Closed Doors - The trial of human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, postponed four times since its original date of May 3, 2015, finally began on April 20, 2016 at Branch 15 of Tehran's Revolutionary Court.

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.

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