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Female Prisoners of Evin Prison Deprived of Proper Medical Treatment

Female Prisoners of Evin Prison Deprived of Proper Medical TreatmentHRANA News Agency – while sending political prisoners to clinics is always done with great difficulty by the judicial-security institutions, however, female prisoners, in particular women’s ward of Evin prison inmates suffer from severe deprivation, due to shortage of female security forces.

Ailing Political Activist Detained Without Charge Subjected to Three-Month Solitary Confinement and Renewed Interrogations

CHRI - Hengameh Shahidi's Family Under Media Ban

More than three months after her arrest and detainment, ailing political activist Hengameh Shahidi has not been charged and is in poor health while being subjected to interrogations and solitary confinement in Evin Prison, an informed source told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI).

Some Female Sports Fans Allowed to Watch Men’s Volleyball Match in Tehran, But Ban Persists

CHRI - After being denied entry into Iran's sports stadiums since 2012, hundreds of women were allowed inside Tehran's 12,000-seat Azadi Arena on June 9, 2017 to watch a FIVB World Volleyball League match between Iran and Belgium.

Political Activist Detained Without Charge Subjected to “Illegal” Interrogations in Evin Prison

Political Activist Detained Without Charge Subjected to “Illegal” Interrogations in Evin PrisonCHRI- Ailing political activist Hengameh Shahidi, who has been on hunger strike in Evin Prison since March 16, 2017 to protest her detention without charge, is being subjected to renewed interrogations by security agents, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned.

Book Club Members in Iran Sentenced to Prison Time for Allegedly "Promoting Feminism"

CHRI - Eight political and civil rights activists have received sentences of up to four years in prison for allegedly reading and spreading feminist literature in Iran-two years after the charges were laid and during a mass trial that limited their defenses to three written sentences.

Appeals Court Strikes Down Additional Charges by IRGC Against Imprisoned Iranian Rights Activist Atena Daemi

CHRI - Imprisoned children's rights activist Atena Daemi has ended her hunger strike after she and her sisters were acquitted of additional charges brought by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) that resulted in additional time added onto her seven-year prison sentence.

IRAN: FURTHER INFORMATION: IRAN: WOMEN'S RIGHTS ACTIVIST IN CRITICAL HEALTH: ATENA DAEMI

IRAN: FURTHER INFORMATION: IRAN: WOMEN'S RIGHTS ACTIVIST IN CRITICAL HEALTH: ATENA DAEMIAmnesty - The health of Iranian women's rights activist, Atena Daemi, has sharply deteriorated. After 46 days on hunger strike, she is critically ill and her body has started rejecting water. Despite doctors' warnings, the authorities are still refusing to transfer her to a hospital outside prison for specialist medical care. She is a prisoner of conscience.

IRAN: FURTHER INFORMATION: REPRISAL FOR SPEAKING OUT AGAINST 1988 MASSACRE: MARYAM AKBARI MONFARED

IRAN: FURTHER INFORMATION: REPRISAL FOR SPEAKING OUT AGAINST 1988 MASSACRE: MARYAM AKBARI MONFAREDAmnesty - Prisoner of conscience Maryam Akbari Monfared has been threatened with an additional three-year prison term and exile to a remote prison. This was in reprisal for her open letters seeking truth and justice for her siblings who were extrajudicially executed in 1988. She has been held in Tehran's Evin prison since 2009 serving a 15-year sentence.

Iran refuses hospital transfer for jailed human rights defender on hunger strike for 40 days

IranAmnesty - The Iranian authorities must immediately transfer Atena Daemi, an imprisoned human rights defender, whose health has sharply deteriorated in recent days, to a hospital outside of prison so that she can receive the specialized medical care she requires, said Amnesty International.

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