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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.

Disqualified candidate casts shadow over women’s political progress

Minoo KhaleghiRadiozamaneh - The Isfahan governor has confirmed the disqualification of Minoo Khaleghi, the third candidate elected from Isfahan in the parliamentary election of February 26. He also reported that the candidate has filed an appeal of the decision.

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.

Mass Child Marriage Ceremony in Iran Denied by Local Officials - Fifty high school students were married in a mass ceremony in the Iranian city of Parsian, according to local news reports. But city officials have been downplaying the event and distancing themselves from the idea of encouraging child marriage.

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?

Be the voice of women political prisoners in Iran - On March 8th, the International Women Day Be the voice of women political prisoners

Iranian Lawmaker Says Parliament Is No Place For Women, Donkeys

WomenRFL/RE - A hard-line Iranian lawmaker has come under fire for declaring that women should not be allowed to serve in parliament.

Iran Banned Women From Attending Men's Volleyball Games

Payvand News  - Iran banned women from attending the International Beach Volleyball Championships that ended Friday, the world volleyball governing body said.

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