Iranhumanrights.org - 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.
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.
Iranhumanrights.org - 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.
Amnesty - 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due to begin serving six years in prison on charges including "insulting Islamic sanctities" through the writing of an unpublished story about the horrific practice of stoning, Amnesty International said today.
Iranhumanrights.org - 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.
Iranhumanrights.org —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.
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'.
Iranhumanrights.org - 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.
Amnesty - 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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- Ailing Political Prisoner Denied Critically Needed Medical Care for Her Diabetes
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