Iranhumanrights.org - The imprisoned artist and civil activist Atena Farghadani will soon learn the verdict in the case judicial officials brought against her after she shook her lawyer's hand when he met with her at Evin Prison. The case, in which she was charged with "non-adultery illegitimate relations," is set to be decided within three weeks following her October 3, 2015 closed-door trial.
Iranhumanrights.org - No Explanation Given for Third Postponement of Narges Mohammadi's Trial Date
Radiozamaneh - The court proceedings to hear charges against jailed human rights activist Nargess Mohammadi were canceled with no advance notice given to the defendant and her lawyer.
Sportvice.com - This summer, as I was watching the thrilling Women's World Cup final between the U.S. and Japan, I got a direct message via Twitter from my friend, Sara. (Names of activists in Iran have been changed for the protection.) She was elated to be able to watch the match, too—she lives in Iran and was unable to watch much of the tournament. We chatted briefly about the match. I told Sara I was fortunate enough to have attended some of the matches at Lansdowne Stadium, in Ottawa, with my niece and my daughter. "I wish one day I can watch in a stadium," wrote Sara.
Amnesty - The trial of satirical cartoonist Atena Farghadani and her lawyer on a charge of "illegitimate sexual relations falling short of adultery" after they shook hands is not only absurd and extreme but clearly politically motivated, said Amnesty International ahead of the General Criminal Court session starting tomorrow in Tehran.
BBC - Husbands in Iran are taking pictures of themselves declaring their commitment to female equality - and thousands are sharing their messages on Facebook.
Amnesty - Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi's trial on national security-related
charges will begin on 6 October in Tehran. She is still being denied the specialized
medical care she requires. She is a prisoner of conscience.
Radiozamaneh - After the National Women's Futsal team captain, Nilufar Ardalan, was denied leaving the country to participate in the Asian Championships 2015 because her husband refused to give her permission to leave the country, negative reactions to the legal requirement of a husband's permission for Iranian women seeking to travel abroad continues to make headlines. Shahindokht Molaverdi, President Rohani's deputy for women's and family affairs says there is persistent public protest against this law and her office is making every effort to reform the law.
change.org - Bahareh and I were giddy with excitement that summer day in 2008. Our wedding ceremony was just a day away. But Iranian authorities raided Bahareh's house and took her to prison. We have since spent just a year together.
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- Iran's big woman problem: All of the things Iranian women aren't allowed to do
- Jailed activist writes to judicial chief about plight as a mother
- Sedigheh Moradi Deprived Of Medical Care In Evin Prison
- Artist Goes on Hunger Strike to Protest Prison Staff Verbal Abuse
- Faezeh Hashemi: Discriminatory Laws Against Women Must Change
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