Female Political Prisoners and Conditions of Women's Wards in Iranian Prisons

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Author: 
The NCRIWOmen's Committee
Countries: 
Iran
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
General Women, Peace and Security
Human Rights
Justice, Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform

The report suggests that at least 40 women are imprisoned on political, ideological and security charges in a number of prisons in Iran. However, this figure must be considered minimum, as the Iranian regime conceals most of the information about political detainees held in secret prisons.

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Female Political Prisoners and Conditions of Women's Wards in Iranian Prisons