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In Unprecedented Public Plea MPs Call on Judiciary to Reverse Narges Mohammadi’s Prison Sentence - Fifteen Iranian members of Parliament have called on the Judiciary to reverse the 10-year prison sentence of prominent human rights defender Narges Mohammadi, marking the first time since the Iranian revolution in 1979 that lawmakers publicly defended a person convicted of anti-state activities.

A political prisoner is challenging Iranian state impunity while serving a 15 year sentence

Maryam Akbari Monfared Radiozamaneh - Maryam Akbari Monfared is a political prisoner in Iran serving a 15 year sentence and is now taking the state judiciary to court for the unlawful execution of four of her siblings and the imprisonment of her mother, all of whom were political prisoners in the 1980s in Iran.

Prominent Rights Activist Narges Mohammadi Rejects Prison Sentence in Stinging Open Letter - In an open letter from Evin Prison prominent human rights defender Narges Mohammadi has strongly rejected the Appeals Court's decision upholding her harsh prison sentence, describing it as a "tyrannical" way to silence her activism.

Iran: Writer facing imminent imprisonment for story about stoning

Image result for Golrokh Ebrahimi IraeeAmnesty - Iranian authorities must immediately repeal the conviction and sentence of Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee, a writer and human rights activist who is due to begin serving six years in prison on charges including "insulting Islamic sanctities" through the writing of an unpublished story about the horrific practice of stoning, Amnesty International said today.

Imprisoned Journalist Denied Knee Operation - Pattern of Denied Medical Care Continues in Iranian Prisons

Imprisoned newspaper columnist Afarin Chitsaz urgently needs a knee operation, but the authorities have refused to allow her to be transferred to a hospital, according to her lawyer.

Upholding Narges Mohammadi’s 16-Year Prison Sentence is Indefensible —The upholding of the 16-year prison sentence against human rights defender Narges Mohammadi by Iran's Appeals Court for her peaceful work is cruel and indefensible, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said in a statement today.

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.

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