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Amnesty calls on Iran to free wife of Fleet man after trial 'travesty'

gethampshire - A human rights organisation is calling on the government to speak out on behalf of a man whose wife has been jailed in Iran in a case it claims has been 'a complete travesty of justice throughout'.

Nasrin Sotoudeh: “Hardliners are trying to open a new case against me”

Nasrin-Sotoudeh-1 (1) - Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent human rights lawyer and former political prisoner, has been summoned to appear at Branch 28 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court on September 3, 2016, but has not been informed of the charges against her. She will be representing herself in court because three of the five lawyers who had defended her in previous cases were subsequently sought for prosecution, she told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

Iran: Women’s rights activists treated as ‘enemies of the state’ in renewed crackdown

Image result for iranian woman activistAmnesty - Iranian authorities have intensified their repression of women's rights activists in the country in the first half of this year, carrying out a series of harsh interrogations and increasingly likening any collective initiative relating to women's rights to criminal activity, Amnesty International said today.

Political prisoner Narges Mohammadi details legal troubles, mental anguish in letter from prison

Narges-Mohammadithemediaexpress - On Friday, July 23rd, Iranian human rights activist and political prisoner Narges Mohammadi released a message from Evin prison detailing her legal experiences, the end of her hunger strike, and her mental state as she suffers from longing for her family.

Maryam Naghash Zargaran on the 22nd Day of Hunger Strike

Maryam Naghash ZargaranHRANA News Agency – The physical condition of Maryam Naghash Zargaran is critical on the 22nd day of hunger strike in Evin prison. Although the coroner confirmed the heart disease and sent to the prosecutor but the prosecutor told that the security authorities objected the parole.

Narges Mohammadi Ended Her Hunger Strike after Achieving Her Demand

Narges MohammadiHRANA News Agency – Narges Mohammadi, prisoner of conscience, ended her hunger strike on its twentieth day, as she achieved her demand. She had had objected to the lack of access to contact her children and finally had a phone call with her children.

Iran is putting political prisoners' lives at risk by denying them medical care

Amnesty - Iran's authorities are callously toying with the lives of prisoners of conscience and other political prisoners by denying them adequate medical care, putting them at grave risk of death, permanent disability or other irreversible damage to their health, according to a new report by Amnesty International published today.

Imprisoned Human Rights Defender Narges Mohammadi on Hunger Strike to Maintain Contact with her Chil

Narges-Mohammadi1-1-1-1iranhumanrights - In a desperate bid to gain permission to speak to her children on the phone, the prominent human rights activist Narges Mohammadi started a wet hunger strike on June 27, 2016.

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.

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