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UN Experts Outraged By Jailing Of Iranian Rights Activist

Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi (file photo)RFL/RE - A group of United Nations officials have expressed outrage about the conviction and sentencing of a leading human rights activist in Iran on charges that include membership in a campaign for the abolition of the death penalty.

Anti Death Penalty Activist Sentenced to 16 years in Prison in Iran

Nargess MohammadiRadiozamaneh - Narges Mohammadi, human rights and anti death penalty activist who is the vice president of the Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran was sentenced to 16 years in prison.

Female Journalist, Sentenced to Ten Years, Beaten in Iran Prison - Mother of Afarin Chitsaz's Describes Brutality Aimed at Forcing a "Confession"

The mother of imprisoned newspaper columnist Afarin Chitsaz will make a judicial complaint to protest the beating of her daughter in prison. Maryam Azadpour, who recently broken her silence on Chitsaz's case, described her daughter's ordeal in an interview with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

Prominent Human Rights Defender Narges Mohammadi Goes on Trial Behind Closed Doors - The trial of human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, postponed four times since its original date of May 3, 2015, finally began on April 20, 2016 at Branch 15 of Tehran's Revolutionary Court.

Maryam Akbari Monfared’s Case in the Supreme Court

Maryam Akbari-MonfaredHRANA News Agency – The case of Maryam Akbari Monfared, political prisoner of women’s ward of Evin prison, is being processed in the Supreme Court.

Nahid Gorji Went to Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad

Nahid GorjiHRANA News Agency – Nahid Gorji civil rights activists went to Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad on 8 April to serve her three years of imprisonment. According her relatives, her arrest and conviction is due to her activities in social networks.

Amnesty International Called for Immediate Release of Narges Mohammadi

Amnesty InternationalHRANA News Agency – Amnesty International announced in a statement, April 20th as the date for the trial of Narges Mohammadi, calling for immediate release and action for the case of the defender of human rights.

Atena Farghadani, Imprisoned in an Undecided Situation

Atena FarghadaniHRANA News Agency – Atena Farghadani, artist and civic activist in the women’s ward of Evin Prison is still in uncertain condition waiting for the court of appeal’s decision.



Image result for narges mohammadiAmnesty - Iranian human rights defender and prisoner of conscience, Narges Mohammadi, has been informed that her court hearing is scheduled on 20 April. She has not been allowed to make any contact with her children for over eight months. She remains critically ill.

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